The National Mining Museum scotland

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Lady Victoria Colliery, Dalkeith EH22 4QN Lady Victoria Colliery, Dalkeith EH22 4QN Directions
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The National Mining Museum Scotland covers everything from miners’ daily routines to the prehistoric creation of coal, and surveys the development of the various methods used to extract coal from the ground. The site also features regular guided tours of the Pithead led by former miners, aiming to convey the noise and intense atmosphere of a working coal pit. A cafe and children’s soft-play area are also available for visitors, and the museum is open seven days a week.

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Great attraction, lovely friendly staff. Cafe great too.
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Some of the tour is underground/outdoors so take warm clothes. Café does sandwiches fresh to order. Your visit with tour and a visit to the café, the exhibits, and the shop will take about two and a half hours.
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Great day out!
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Lots of information & very informative tour guide. Kids loved it.
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Hot this voucher fir my brother and the kids and was tokd it was smazing with two seven and one 12 year old raving about it.
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Highly interesting and informative place. Appealed to us all from 2 years to 38 years old!
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Amazing interactive experience! Like walking back in time, a realistic and accessible day out. Fantastic insight to remember/understand our mining heritage.
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Really interesting and entertaining with a great tour guide.
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Great day out
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Kids loved it. The tour was brilliant. Highly recommended. Great visit
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