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Plan your Visit


Opening Times

Black Gold tours are now closed until January 2024. The visitor centre, exhibitions, café and Craft of Hearts remain open. 

Monday - CLOSED 

Tuesday - 9am to 4.30pm
Wednesday - 9am to 4.30pm
Thursday - 9am to 4.30pm
Friday - 9am to 4.30pm
Saturday - 9am to 4.30pm
Sunday - CLOSED


  • Ticket Prices
  • Adult £9.95
  • Child £6.75
  • Family of 4 £28.40

Contact Us

A Welsh Coal Mining Experience
Lewis Merthyr Colliery
Coed Cae Road
CF37 2NP
Telephone: 01443 682036


Nearest Railway Station

***As work progresses to build the South Wales Metro, there will be disruption to rail services at our nearest station, Trehafod, from April 29th 2023 to February 2024. If you are travelling to us by rail, please check for the latest travel information***

Nearest Bus Stop

Outside Main Gates.


Ample on-site parking for cars and coaches.

Disabled parking available, along with disabled access. There is also a lift to the first floor.

Accessibility statement

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