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National Mining Museum Scotland, Newtongrange
(4.6/5 based on 200+ reviews on the web)
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  • Great insight into mining across the years and the impact it has had on Scottish society. The tour is over an hour long and is really well done. Outwith the tour the exhibits that you can walk around ...  more »
  • We visited the National Mining Museum Scotland on a cold, wet day in November 2016. To be honest, I wasn't expecting much, but I had two 8 year old boys to entertain and they'd shown some interest in ...  more »
  • My father in law and I travelled up from Wallsend, Tyneside today and we had a very enjoyable day. Our tour guide Sinclair provided us with a fascinating overview of the workings and history of the co...  more »
  • 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!