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Killhope, The North of England Lead Mining Museum

About

Killhope is a multiple award winning, family friendly museum plus Gold Standard Green Tourism Destination, inaugural winner of the Guardian's Family Friendly Museum, and accredited as a 'Quality Assured Visitor Attraction' where visitors can discover the lives of Victorian Lead Mining families.

Park Level mine is a real adventure. Equipped with hard hat, lamp and wellies you are guided down the original tunnel. On the surface, dress up in Victorian-style clothes and work as a washer boy. See the North of England's largest working water wheel, meander through woodland walks. Pennine Jewels and Spar Box exhibitions, shops and cafe enhance your day out in the country. In 2012 exhibitions are Rags to Riches and a Miscellany of Museum Marvels.

Opening Times

Normal Opening (30 Mar 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)
DayTimes
Monday10:3017:00*
Tuesday10:3017:00*
Wednesday10:3017:00*
Thursday10:3017:00*
Friday10:3017:00*
Saturday10:3017:00*
Sunday10:3017:00*

* Last entry 4.00pm

Last mine trip of the day is at 3:30pm

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

 

 

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£8.60 per ticket type
Child£4.70 per ticket type
Concession£7.60 per ticket type
Under 4*Free

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

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Awards

  • Regional and MiscellaneousNorth East England Small Visitor Attraction of the Year Silver North East England Small Visitor Attraction of the Year Silver 2008

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