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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.  

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Opening Times

The Museum is open!

Due to the public health crisis, please check with the venue before you travel. You may need to book tickets in advance, and opening times can change at short notice.

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Ticket info

Guided Tour

Adult - £9.50
Child 8-16 - £4.00
Child 7 and under - FREE (up to 2 per paying adult)
Concession - £7.50

For admission prices for the exhibition galleries only (ie no guided tour) and group rates, please see the Museum's website.


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.


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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.