Opening times

  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday Closed
  • Wednesday Closed
  • Thursday Closed
  • Friday Closed
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
More information

Opening times

  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday Closed
  • Wednesday Closed
  • Thursday Closed
  • Friday Closed
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
More information

Opening times

  • Monday 10am - 5pm
  • Tuesday 10am - 5pm
  • Wednesday 10am - 5pm
  • Thursday 10am - 5pm
  • Friday 10am - 5pm
  • Saturday 10am - 5pm
  • Sunday Closed
More information

Opening times

  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday Closed
  • Wednesday 10am - 4pm
  • Thursday 10am - 4pm
  • Friday 10am - 4pm
  • Saturday 10am - 4pm
  • Sunday 10am - 4pm
More information

Some of the museums are currently running to Winter season opening times.  To find out more, visit the Opening Times page.

Coal Wonders

Make and do

Sat 22nd September – Sun 21st October, Woodhorn Museum

Weekends Only, 12noon-3pm

Craft your own Coal Wonder

Did you know that miners often found fossils in coal mines?

Coal was formed by the petrification of peat swamps, and that peat was made from the decaying plants of the Coal Forests. Sometimes these plants left their imprints.

Scientists have learned a lot about ancient species of plants from these fossils, and they continue to make new and exciting discoveries.

As we look forward to our upcoming Coal Forest Season come & craft your own coal wonder by imprinting your own leafy design into clay.

 

This experience is included at no additional cost as part of your Museums Northumberland Annual Membership where children can visit for free.

Take full advantage of your Annual Membership and experience Coal Forest this winter at Woodhorn Museum. 

Museum Address

Woodhorn Museum
Queen Elizabeth II Country Park
Ashington
Northumberland
NE63 9YF

Opening Times

  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday Closed
  • Wednesday 10am - 4pm
  • Thursday 10am - 4pm
  • Friday 10am - 4pm
  • Saturday 10am - 4pm
  • Sunday 10am - 4pm

Some of the museums are currently running to Winter season opening times.  To find out more, visit the Opening Times page.