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2pm, Daily Discover more about the darker side of Woodhorn Museum’s industrial heritage on these guided tours of our historic colliery site. Explore the colliery buildings, learn more about how the site operated and find out about the daily dangers miners faced. We’re always interested in hearing your stories too, so come along & share your own knowledge about our coalmining past. Although not all of the heritage buildings included in this tour are fully accessible, our staff will adapt the tour so that everyone taking part can discover more about our industrial heritage. Please let the staff member leading the tour know how they can help. Please meet at the museum Welcome Desk at least 5 minutes before the tour is due to start. Tour numbers are limited to 12 per session on a first come first served basis This tour takes place in heritage colliery buildings and although it is suitable for children and adults, we do ask that visitors take care and that children are supervised at all times. Access to the winding gear demonstration part of this tour involves climbing steep stairs. We apologise for any inconvenience this causes, and those unable to climb stairs are welcome to observe the winding gear turning from the lower level of the winding house.

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Membership is required for entry onto the museum site.

Membership is valid for 12 months and includes UNLIMITED return visits, but please be aware that parking charges still apply on FREE community event days at Woodhorn Museum including Invasion Day and

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Woodhorn Museum & Northumberland Archives

QEII Country Park, Ashington, Northumberland NE63 9YF England 

01670 528080

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