Seasonal Vacancies 2017

  SEASONAL VACANCIES 2017 Summer Visitor Services, Tearoom and Sales Opportunities   We presently have seasonal vacancies for staff at the museum, operating between April and the end of September. Application forms may be...

Gold Panning Course Dates 2017

Are you a keen Gold Panner or would like to give Gold Panning a try for the first time??   We are offering a 5 Hour Gold Panning Course with the experienced Leon...

Admission Prices 2017

Admission Prices 2017  All 4 Sites (Mine, Cottages, Library & Museum) Adult £9.50 Child £6.50 Concession £8.50 Family (2 Adults & 1 Child) £22.50 Family (2 Adults & 2 Children) £26.50 Family (2...

SNEAK PEAK FOR OUR PLANS 2017

Our merry and tireless Volunteer Miners are currently extending the visitor access a further 160 yards beyond the shaft gantry up to the main Stope (photo attached). The stope is basically a large...

Closed for the Season

We would like to thank all our visitors, staff and voluteers who made 2016 such a successful season. We will be running a 5 Hour Gold Panning Course on 22 October 2016 and...

Seasonal Opening Hours

2017 Opening Times 7 Days a Week January – 31st March 2017 Closed 1 st April, May, June & September 11.00am – 4.30pm July, August & Bank Holidays     10.00am – 4.30pm October – December...

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WOW!!!! £10,000 Gold Nugget Found at Wanlockhead

All photographs remain the property of Sara Bain of Ivy Moon Press http://www.ivymoon-press.co.uk/   A Fantastic find happened yesterday (Thurday 4th June 2015) in Wanlockhead when a gold nugget weighing 18.1 grams with an...

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Our new look!

A lot has been happening since we closed last season, including our new branding and logo, as you can see we have gone back to Museum of Lead Mining, and we were so lucky to...