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Killhope Lead Mining Museum

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Killhope Lead Mining Museum
Near Cowshill
Upper Weardale
County Durham
DL13 1AR
Telephone (01388) 537505
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HIGHLY COMMENDED – Green Tourism Week 2012 Killhope is an award winning museum where visitors can discover the lives of Lead Mining families. Park Level mine is a real adventure. Equipped with hardhat, lamp and wellies you are guided down the original tunnel. On the surface, work as a washer boy and find your own lead ore. See the North of England’s largest working water wheel. Quiet Woodland Walks, Exhibitions, Shop and Café enhance your memorable day out.

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