Killhope The North of England Lead Mining Museum

Killhope The North of England Lead Mining Museum
Near Cowshill
Upper Weardale
Co Durham
Durham
DL13 1AR
England

Website

www.killhope.org.uk

E-mail

Info@killhope.org.uk

Telephone

01388 537505

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Killhope, The North of England Lead Mining Museum, is a multi award winning museum. Killhope is the only lead mine in the North-east open to the public.

Venue Type:

Museum

Opening hours

16 - 24 Feb 2013
29 March - 3 Nov 2013
Daily 10.30-17.00
Last entry 16.30

Closed: Nov - Mar - However we are open all year round for pre - booked groups of over 10

Admission charges

Adult £7.00, Concession £6.50, Children £4.00 Tickets valid for 12months
Prices correct 31/10/2012

Discounts

  • Museums Association
  • English Heritage

Additional info

Killhope has a well-stocked shop and cafe.
Wonderful Woodland Walk which includes Red Squirrel Hide. Free Parking. Dogs welcome

Large Waterwheel
Items of Leadmining History
Industrial and Social History
Local Minerals
Spar Boxes

Collection details

Social History, Science and Technology, Natural Sciences, Industry

Key artists and exhibits

  • Kathryn Hodgkinson
  • Pennine Jewels
  • Sir Kingsley Dunham
  • Sir William George Armstrong
  • Thomas Sopwith
  • Routes and Riches : Journeys to new lands
  • Soundmine
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