Opening Times & Prices

2015 Opening times

February 16 – 21 (Redcar & Cleveland Schools’ Half Term Holiday)

Monday – Friday   10.00 am until 3.30 pm.
Saturday                1.00 pm to 3.30 pm.

Monday March 30 – Saturday October 31

Monday – Friday 10.00 am until 3.30 pm.
Saturday                1.00 pm to 3.30 pm.

Please Note: During term time the Museum is pleased to welcome visits by classes of school pupils. Adults & families wishing to avoid these times when planning their visit, are advised to check the website calendar or phone 01287 642877

November 2 to March 31 2016

Organised groups or school visits by arrangement only.
All visitors to the Museum receive a fully guided tour lasting approximately 1½ hours,  incorporating both a short underground foray into one of the original mine haulage drifts, together with the chance to experience how blasting was actually carried out, in an authentic reconstruction of a 19th century working place.

Party Visits:
Special facilities and guided tours for schools and adult groups are available. We are open by arrangement from November to March, and outside normal opening hours during the summer. Please book in advance via e-mail or Tel 01287 642877.

Paranormal Investigations:

The Museum welcomes evening visits by groups for the purpose of paranormal investigation. Maximum group size – 24 people including organisers. Charge £175.00. For full terms & conditions and to discuss available dates or make a booking please e-mail   or Tel. 01287 642877

Disabled Access:
The Museum welcomes visits from people with a disability or other special needs and we do our best to ensure that their  experience is as enjoyable and rewarding as possible. For more information please click here


Adults  £5.50; Over 60s £5.00; Children (5 – 15 years)  £3.00; Children Under 5 Free; Family (2 Adults and 2 Children) £14.00
School Groups:Children £2.00 Adults £4.00 Adult Groups (10 or more) £4.50 per person.Out of hours tours:price on application

If you would like more information to help plan your visit to the Museum, please Contact us either by telephone on 01287 642877, E-mail at or download and complete a group bookings form .