Killhope Museum

Killhope, the North of England Lead Mining Museum

**Please note: Killhope Lead Mining Museum is currently closed. See the venue’s website for further information**

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Killhope is a multi-award winning Victorian mining museum, offering a grand day out for all.One of the guides will take you on an unforgettable mine tour. Find your own minerals as you work as a washerboy and see working water wheels in action.

Walk the woodland trails to see the museum’s red squirrels. Visit the shop and cafe to complete your great day out. You’ll also find yurts to hire and a full programme of events here.

  • Killhope, The North of England Lead Mining Museum, Near Cowshill, Upper Weardale, Co. Durham DL13 1AR (A689)
  • 01388 537 505

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