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Big Pit Blaenavon

Big Pit was a real working mine and one of the leading mining museums in the UK. Until recent times it was mining coal  and shows exactly the reality of working underground . Take the underground tour and meet some of the miners who have become tour guides. They really bring the experience to life and you hear stories of the characters and conditions.  The above  ground facilities offer something for everyone including  mining galleries and the Pithead Baths.