A Day to Discover Hidden Riches

National Mining Museum Scotland

National Mining Museum Scotland is a 5 star visitor attraction set in the wonderfully restored Lady Victoria Colliery.  It tells the story of coal for Scotland.   Find out exactly what life was like at home and at work for the miners and their families in the Scottish mining communities.  

Opening times icon

Opening Times

10am – 5pm, daily, April to October
10am – 4pm, daily, November to March

We are closed 25 December through 2nd January.

Email icon



Ticket icon

Ticket info

Adult - £9
Child - free (up to 3 per paying adult)
Concession - £7

Group Rates (for groups of 12 or more)

Adult - £8
School Child - £1
Concession - £6

What's On

Welcome to the National Mining Museum Scotland What's on section.
Our events team are working on adding new exhibitions and activities.

Please come back soon.


National Mining Museum Scotland collection icon image

The Collection

National Mining Museum Scotland cares for the Lady Victoria Colliery and the national coal mining collections. The Museum’s object collection includes tools, safety equipment, lamps, models, clothing, trophies, geological specimens, banners, books, art and an extensive collection of large mining objects.