The Official Conference, Event & Venue Site for Yorkshire

National Coal Mining Museum for England

Venue details
Venue Type: Out of the ordinary (unique/special) / Purpose Built
Bedrooms: N/A
Meeting rooms: 3
Car Parking: Free/On Site
Contact details
Address: Caphouse Collirery, New Road,, Overton/Nr Wakefield, WF4 4RH
Telephone: 01924 844 581
Fax: 01924 844 567
Contact: Sam Melton
National Coal Mining Museum for England

About the Venue

Put aside your briefcase and fasten on your miner’s helmet: you’re going 140m underground to experience life as a miner first-hand. Located just minutes from the M1 (J39 or J40), between Wakefield and Huddersfield, the Museum, which encompasses a former colliery, is situated within 45 acres of grounds and surrounded by rolling countryside.

The Museum’s dedicated Conference Centre has three flexible spaces, in-built audio visual equipment excellent catering and a team that’s totally devoted to making sure your meeting, event or conference is one to remember.

With competitive rates and first-class feedback, this unique setting is the perfect location for tailor-made conferences, teambuilding, exhibitions, product launches, private parties, dinners, and wedding receptions.

The Museum immerses you in the life, history and culture of coalmining, from Victorian times to the present day - a venue that’s sure to get delegates talking!


Room specifications
RoomMaximum Capacity
Caphouse Suite20012020070150
Single Suite (Prince of Wales, Denby Grange or Hope Suite)5025703040
2 x Combined Rooms120501505080


45 Acre Grounds, Dedicated Conference Centre and Event Catering, Museum Tours and Talks, Underground/Outdoor Teambuilding, Wireless Internet Access, Free Car and Coach Parking