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Woodhorn Colliery, Woodhorn

Woodhorn Colliery, Woodhorn, Ashington, Northumberland NE63 9YF View on map

Museum and archive located in grade II and grade II listed former colliery buildings. Range of permanent exhibitions exploring the mining heritage and offering a temporary exhibition programme celebrating art and heritage from inside and outside the region. Home to the Northumberland County archive. The whole complex is located within a country park reclaimed from a huge spoil heap in the 1970's

Contact

Opening Arrangements

April - September : Wednesday - Sunday and Bank Holiday Mondays 10.00am - 5.00pm; October - March : Wednesday - Sunday and Bank Holiday Mondays 10.00am - 4.00pm. Also open Mondays and Tuesdays during school holidays. Check for Christmas opening. Archives open Wednesday-Saturday 10.00am- 4.00pm (closed on bank holidays)..

Directions

Just off A189 in south east Northumberland (coastal route). Rail: Morpeth (10 miles west).

Parking Spaces

130

£3.50 parking charge

Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Partial
  • Disabled Toilets: Yes
  • Assistance dogs: Yes