A Lead mining museum will reopen for the summer season this weekend. Killhope, a 19th century mining museum in Weardale, County Durham, will open to the public from Saturday, 1 April until Sunday, October 29.
Opening hours are 10.30am to 5pm every day. Entry is £.8.60 for adults, £7.60 for concessions, £4.60 for four to 16-year-olds, and free to children under four.
Killhope is a mining museum in the centre of the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), where guests can experience the life and work of the lead mining families of the North Pennines.
Famous for its iconic working waterwheel, the venue offers stunning landscape, art installation, fascinating lead mining history and scenic walks.
You can also accompany one of our guides on an unforgettable underground mine tour.
Killhope offers an amazing day out for the whole family, whether you’re looking for fun or to immerse yourself in history. Explore our woodland and visit the revamped Killhope shop and refurbished café to complete a grand day out.