Cefn Coed Colliery Museum

The colliery museum

Cefn Coed Colliery is unique, standing as it does in one of the most beautiful and unspoilt valleys in the South Wales coalfield.

Discover what is was like for miners who worked underground in some of the most difficult conditions experienced anywhere in the world.

Experienced guides are available to show you around the old colliery building and machinery including a magnificent steam winding engine, a simulated mining gallery and a fascinating display of mining tools and equipment.

The shop and tourist centre

The well-stocked souvenir and gift shop has one of the best selections of genuine and reproduction miner's lamps in South Wales, as well as a selection of books on the coal industry.

How to find the museum

The museum is situated near Crynant, five miles north of Neath.