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All reviews ex miner the underground tour above ground big pit hard hats free entry car park bath house mine shaft all ages well worth a visit fantastic experience tour guides are sense of humour mining galleries first hand rainy day
We had a lovely few hours here on the weekend, paid £3 to park up and entry was free complete bargain! We weren’t sure we would be granted our underground visit as our little one was measured she needed to 1m in height so probably...More
Visited the museum as a group of 10 mixture of adults and young children
Once kitted up with hard hat and light headed down in to the mine, our tour guide bill was really informative and got all the children involved along the tour.
What a great day out this was, although I didn't fancy going down into the mine but my husband and friend did and thoroughly enjoyed it.They found the conditions, which date from the 80's, unbelievable. My friend and I stayed on the surface. After a...More
If you've never been underground or in a mine try this! Several trips with groups of children when I was a teacher, also with family. Expert guidance by former miners. The darkest dark ever when you turn off the lamp!
The Big Pit is well worth a visit, I have been four times! The guides are ex miners and are a font of knowledge.
The cafe is ok, however, the exhibitions are excellent.
If it is a rainy day the Big Pit is my first...More
I was very surprised that it was a big queue to go down the mine. We had to wait over an hour and it was a very rainy day. It will probably worse in summer. But it was worthy, very good experience. The man that...More
What can I add which other reviews havent already said, as this really is a place everyone should visit who wants to learn (and experience) more about Coal mining and the communities which grew up around them.
The best bit is most certainly the mine...More