Killhope Lead Mining Museum
County Durham
DL13 1AR
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Killhope is a multi award winning Victorian Mining Museum, and a gold standard Green Tourism destination. Killhope offers a grand day out for the whole family, whether looking for fun or to immerse yourself in history. Equipped with mine hat, cap lamp and wellies, accompany one of our friendly guides on an unforgettable tour of Park Level Mine.

Our enthusiastic team will ensure you have a day to remember. Find your own minerals as you work as a Victorian washerboy. Dress up in Victorian style clothes in the lodging room. Working water wheels on site and underground.

Exhibitions in the centre include National Spar Boxes Collection, Magnificent Minerals and Pennine Jewels – new exhibitions each year. Walk the woodland trails to see our red squirrels and an array of other wildlife. Visit Killhope shop and cafe to complete a great day out. Killhope is at the centre of the North Pennines.