Big Pit National Coal Museum & More
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Ever fancied going down the pit? Then this award winning attraction is for you. Its free, you just pay for parking. Run by ex coal miners. You can descend in the pit cage to visit the old mines. 49 mins.
An absolutely must. Big Pit if free to visit and a unique underground experience.
An industrial heritage museum in Blaenavon, Torfaen. About 1 hour away. Free entry. A real coal mine with underground tours.
Big Pit National Coal Museum is an industrial heritage museum in Blaenavon, Torfaen, Wales. A working coal mine from 1880 to 1980, it was opened to the public in 1983 under the auspices of the National Museum of Wales.
5* Great place to visit if you interested in coal mining history. Entry is free (although for some strange reason there is a parking charge) Take the guided tour which goes down an original mineshaft in a original lift. The tours are conducted by ex-miners who tell great stories but also capture…
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