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Key Stage 3 & 4
Big Pit National Coal Museum
Miner at Big Pit
Key Stage 3 & 4
Big Pit National Coal Museum
The showers at Big Pit National Coal Museum (c) Big Pit
Key Stage 3 & 4
Big Pit National Coal Museum
Surface Buildings at Big Pit

Key Stage 3 & 4

Big Pit is one of the few mining museums where young people can descend in the pit cage and visit the places where generations of coal miners worked. Many of the surface exhibitions and displays are housed in the original colliery buildings.

At secondary school and beyond, young people can visit the underground mine, learn about welsh life, and social and economic change. For full details, please visit the Big Pit, National Coal Museum's website.

Other Resources

Geiriau Glo

An online resource for Welsh learners at Mynediad and Sylfaen levels. Geiriau Glo encourages learners to visit the Big Pit site and use its displays and resources to enhance the Welsh learning experience.