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7. Killhope Lead Mining Museum

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Killhope Lead Mining Museum

Killhope is a fully restored nineteenth century lead mine, famous for it's huge waterwheel, where you experience for yourself the life and work of the lead mining families of the Pennine dales. You can experience the "mineshop" where miners lived for the week and slept three and four to a bed, work as a "washerboy" separating lead ore from waste, and see the working machinery which Fred Dibnah admired in the "jigger house". Enthusiastic and knowledgeable staff will make sure you get the most from your visit.

Killhope Lead Mining Museum Address:
Killhope, The North of England Lead Mining Museum
Near Cowshill
Upper Weardale
County Durham
DL13 1AR
England, UK

Killhope Lead Mining Museum Opening Times:
1st April to October 31st, 10.30am - 5.00pm

Killhope Lead Mining Museum Admission:
Adult £4.50       
**Concession £4.00       
Child (4 - 16 years) £1.50           
Family (2 adults and 1 child) £10.00           
Family (2 adults and 2 children) £11.50           
Family (2 adults and 3 children) £13.00 
*3 Day Site Pass
Surface With Mine
Adult £6.50
**Concession £6.00
Child (4 - 16 yeras) £3.50
Family (2 adults and 1 child) £15.00
Family (2 adults and 2 children) £17.00
Family (2 adults and 3 children £19.00         
* All tickets are valid for 3 consecutive days, we regret for only 1 of our fantastic mine trips
**Concessions include - Over 60 years, students, unemployed and disabled
Under 4 years Free, but we regret they cannot go down the mine

For other groups please call +44 (0)1388 537 505

T  +44 (0)1388 537505

F  +44 (0)1388 537617

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