Open daily (Closed 24-26 Dec & 1 Jan)
Only 10 minutes drive from the Hotel, Caphouse Colliery is home to The National Coal Mining Museum for England, situated on the edge of the Yorkshire coalfield, mining was carried out here for centuries.
The Visitor Zone allows you to discover how to enjoy a great and fun day out at the Museum.
Use the virtual tour and attractions pages to get a flavour of what lies in store when you visit – you can start to plan your day out, listing all the areas you'd like to see first.
Access the Museum's collections online, see pictures and descriptions of items in the collections, some of which are not displayed within the galleries.
The collections are divided into sections (Industrial, Social History, Oral History, Art & Photography), each collection gives a description and information on why it is important we collect these types of items.
The library pages include what NCM does and how to use the Library. Search through the library catalogue to see what is available to view online.
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Our Holiday Inn hotel in Leeds - Wakefield is located just 9 miles south of Leeds City Centre, just off Junction 40, of the M1. motorway.
Caphouse CollieryNew Road