Haig Colliery Mining Museum, Museums Whitehaven, Cumbria - England where to go, what to see and where to stay in Wales


Solway Road Whitehaven Cumbria England
Developing museum housed within a scheduled monument. Featuring the world's only 'Bever Dorling Winding Engines' (1 restored to working order). See one of the 2 remaining headgears in Cumbria and centuries of mining interpreted through displays, mining memorabilia and mining machinery. Details of major disasters at Wellington, William and Haig pit. Step back in time with new houses model and displays interpreting the social history of Whitehaven. 'Hands on' geology displays from sources around West Cumbria. Future developments include underground mine experience.
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