Scottish Mining Museum, Newtongrange
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Description: The Scottish Museum of Mining at the former Lady Victoria Colliery. The guides are former miners, the atmosphere is that of the mine. This is the place to come to experience what miners actually faced each and every day of their working lives. See the danger, feel the blood and sweat in this once dangerous place.
Scottish Mining Museum Trust
Situation – OS ref: NT 332635
How to get there:
By car: South of Edinburgh – at Newtongrange, on the A7 Galashiels road.
By public transport: Buses from Edinburgh city centre pass the Museum.
Seasonal opening details:
All Year – closed Christmas and New Year
March to October - 10am to 5pm
November to February - 10am to 4pm
£2 for 1 hour, £3 for 2 hours, under 12 months Free
To allow time for your visit, we recommend that you arrive by 1.30pm during winter opening times and by 2.30pm during summer opening times.
The museum is fully accessible for disabled people.
Tel:0131 663 7519
Fully accessible for the partially abled.
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Scottish Museum of Mining
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Scottish Mining Museum, Newtongrange, Scotland