Suitable for KS1/KS2/KS3.
A traditional mine visit will introduce aspects of local history; human geography and rocks and soils as the day progresses. A Cultural Assistant will lead your group on an immersive and hands-on visit which brings lead mining and the natural/man-made environment to life.
The traditional visit includes:
- an underground mine trip
- an activity on the washing floor faced and if working as one was an easy occupation
- a tour of the mine shop including the mine agent’s office, the lodging shop. and the blacksmith’s workshop
- a tour of our mineral exhibitions, spar boxes and our ‘Life as a miner’ exhibition
This visit takes approximately three and a half hours and includes a 30 minute break for lunch.
If you want you can customise your visit please ask for details.
Contact us to make a booking.