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National Mining Museum Scotland, Newtongrange

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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Very interesting tour of the museum, the guide was very informative and made the tour a great experience. My ancestors worked in the mine and was a good insight into their working lives.  more »
  • great visit plenty of information,friendly staff,tours were very good.will be coming back again.with retired miners doing the tours its very informative,and i felt quite emotional remembering stories ...  more »
  • Fantastic day at the National Mining Museum... the exhibition floors were well laid out and spotlessly clean. We opted to do the Pithead Tour and spent a wonderful 1.5 hours with John, an ex-miner who...  more »
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  • Very interesting and worth going. Our tour guide, John Anderson is an ex employee of the mine and very friendly and knowledgeable. I had high expectations of the tour and was excited about it and he made the tour that much better than I was expecting. Nice chap. The winding engine is very impressive. We have already recommend this place by word of mouth and the feedback was good too.
  • The guides are the best bit. Really bring the mining story to life. Got to know their audience and tailored their presentation to suit. Kept our 6 and 8 year old grandkids interested.
  • I went with kelty primary school and it was really good everyone enjoyed it and John was brilliant
  • Our guide gave us a real insight into what it was like to work at the coalface.
  • Fantastic museum with brilliant guides. John and Dave were superb, their stories made the place come alive!