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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Report | 6 days ago
It is a great place to visit for both adults and kids and the staff are so welcoming and friendly. I would definitely recommend it to anyone.
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Report | 7 days ago
Great guide. Didn't realise it closed at 4pm, kids were disappointed to find the shop closed when we finished the tour.
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Enjoyed the visit as did my 7 year old grandson. Very informative and guide was great
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Informative,interesting and fun.
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Report | 4 months ago
Great attraction, lovely friendly staff. Cafe great too.
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Report | 4 months ago
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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