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Imagination and Curiosity – English and the Arts - Exploring the power of imagination and how it can be harnessed to change the world

People and the Planet – Science and Geography - Empowering young people to play an active role in creating a sustainable future

Breakthroughs and Discoveries – STEM and History - Investigating the moments of genius that have enabled humanity to progress

Journeys and Adventures – PSHE & Skills Development - Celebrating the broadening of horizons and stepping outside of your comfort zone

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National Mining Museum Scotland

Lady Victoria Colliery, Newtongrange, Dalkeith, Edinburgh, EH22 4QN. Scotland



Extra Details

National Mining Museum Scotland is a 5-star visitor attraction based at the Victorian coalmine, Lady Victoria Colliery. From hearing the first hand accounts of our ex-miner Tour Guides, exploring our Recognised Collection, to learning about Scotland’s energy journey, there is something for everyone at the National Mining Museum Scotland. Their school programmes are available for nursery, primary and secondary schools with a wide range of workshops covering STEM, social studies, learning for sustainability and much more.

Don’t forget, if you are looking for help with funding the cost of your trip, you can apply for a bursary!

Venue resources

Amplification Toolkit PDF 0.88MB Download
Check List PDF 0.13MB Download
Parent Letter Template PDF 0.18MB Download
Risk Assessment PDF 0.12MB Download
Breakthroughs & Discoveries Content 7-11 ZIP 12.31MB Download
Breakthroughs & Discoveries Content 11-14 ZIP 12.31MB Download
School Certificate PDF 0.08MB Download
Student Certificate PDF 0.08MB Download

Looking for a bursary to support your trip?

We know that funding a school trip isn’t always easy. If you are looking for help with costs, you can apply for the Great British School Trip bursary. This can help with the cost of travel or entry tickets to any Great British School Trip partner venue.

Simply fill in our bursary form and let us know how we might help.

Venue Details



Lady Victoria Colliery, Newtongrange, Dalkeith, Edinburgh
EH22 4QN. Scotland

Opening Hours

Monday - Sunday, 10am - 4pm.