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Astley Green Colliery Museum

Astley Green Colliery Museum

The site of a fully operational mine until 30 years ago, Astley Green Colliery has now been restored. See Europe's largest steam winding engine, the magnificent engine house and outdoor displays of industrial artefacts. The lattice construction headgear over the shaft stands 100ft high and is the finest example in the UK. The museum has a collection of stationary steam engines and a large collection of underground mining locomotives.

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Location Details

Higher Green Lane
Astley, Tyldesley
M29 7JB

Visit Website+44 (0)1942 708 969

Find nearest transport on map:Help 2.63 miles 2.88 miles 4.73 miles 11.25 miles

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