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Killhope, The North of England Lead Mining Museum

Having fun on the washing floor
Cowshill
County Durham
DL13 1AR

Tel: +44 01388 537505

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Killhope is a multi award winning Victorian Mining Museum, and a gold standard Green Tourism destination. Killhope offers a grand day out for the whole family, whether looking for fun or to immerse yourself in history. Equipped with mine hat, cap lamp and wellies, accompany one of our friendly guides on an unforgettable tour of Park Level Mine.


Our enthusiastic team will ensure you have a day to remember. Find your own minerals as you work as a Victorian washerboy. Dress up in Victorian style clothes in the lodging room. Working water wheels on site and underground.


Exhibitions in the centre include National Spar Boxes Collection, Magnificent Minerals and Pennine Jewels - new exhibitions each year. Walk the woodland trails to see our red squirrels and an array of other wildlife. Visit Killhope shop and cafe to complete a great day out. Killhope is at the centre of the North Pennines.


Excellence award by Trip Advisor 2013.

Awards

  • Green AwardsGreen Tourism Business Scheme - Gold Green Tourism Business Scheme - Gold 2014
  • Regional and MiscellaneousNorth East England Small Visitor Attraction of the Year Gold North East England Small Visitor Attraction of the Year Gold 2008
  • Visit England Code of Practice 2012
  • Regional and MiscellaneousTripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2013

Opening Times

2014 (18/04/2014 - 02/11/2014)
DayTimes
Monday10:3017:00
Tuesday10:3017:00
Wednesday10:3017:00
Thursday10:3017:00
Friday10:3017:00
Saturday10:3017:00
Sunday10:3017:00
Bank Holiday10:3017:00

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