School of History, Classics & Archaeology

National Mining Museum Trip

A day trip to the National Mining Museum Scotland (NMMS) in Newtongrange, Midlothian.

National Mining Museum, Scotland

The museum is based in the former Lady Victoria colliery, and is now one of the best preserved Victorian collieries left in Europe. The main focus of the excursion will be a guided tour of the colliery and pithead, conducted by an ex-miner guide. In addition, there will also be an introduction to the archived material that the museum holds in its collections - photographs, mining equipment and books/journals/primary material.

Booking closes 13th February.

Date & time: Tuesday 18th, 10.00am start, all day trip, return approx. 3.30pm
Audience: Any University of Edinburgh student
Booking information: Booking is now open! Please book through the link below. Booking closes 13th February.
Additional information: You should bring money to purchase lunch with you.
Accessibility: Folding wheelchairs only can be accommodated on the coach.
Meeting point: Crichton Street, by Appleton Tower - please be there 10-15 mins before scheduled departure time.

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