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Big Pit National Coal Museum is a museum in Blaenafon. The museum features exhibits related to: social history, archives, industry and science and technology. Key themes, people and exhibits in the museum include: industrial history, pithead baths, coal mining, engineering, mine shaft and mining.

Alternative name:

en Big Pit: National Coal Museum

Big Pit National Coal Museum
Big Pit: National Coal Museum
NP4 9XP Blaenavon

Museum type(s)

Science & Technology Specialized & Alternative



Visitor information

Opening hours

Monday 09:30 am – 05:00 pm
Tuesday 09:30 am – 05:00 pm
Wednesday 09:30 am – 05:00 pm
Thursday 09:30 am – 05:00 pm
Friday 09:30 am – 05:00 pm
Saturday 09:30 am – 05:00 pm
Sunday 09:30 am – 05:00 pm

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This museum has no entrance fee!

More admission


  • Coffee

  • Restaurant

  • Museum shop

  • Wheelchair accessible


Big Pit: National Coal Museum, Blaenavon, Wales


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