Scottish Mining Museum

A Museums & Art Galleries in Edinburgh and Lothians

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Be taken on a trip through the highs and lows of an industry once the industrial backbone of Scotland. See, hear and feel the different elements that made up this dangerous and often deadly work; with exhibitions, magic helmets, interactives and film theatres. Group Rates available. Opening Times: 10am to 5pm March to October and 10am to 4pm November to February. Admission Prices:Adult £5.95; Children/Conc £3.95; Family (2+4) £17.95

Scottish Mining Museum

Lady Victoria Colliery
Newtongrange
Midlothian
EH22 4QN
T 0131 663 7519
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Edinburgh and Lothians

Edinburgh is the capital of Scotland but is a third of the population of Glasgow. Perversely the city has no motorway access to the South and since the local transport links are excellent the city and surrounding area can easily be accessed without a car, arriving by train or plane. The highest concentration of Scotland's major attractions are found within the city and surrounding area - Edinburgh being the top tourist destination in Britain outside of London because its attractions are mostly concentrated in a central area. For the purposes of this guide, the city centre and East Lothian are listed seperately and the Lothians are defined as mainly the areas to the North, South and West of the city.