Event listing

Nettleton and Claxby Mines

Nettleton and Claxby Mines

Baysgarth House Museum

Event date: 10th February 2018 to 15th April 2018

This free exhibition at Baysgarth House Museum explores the lives of the Lincolnshire iron miners that helped form our region

Find out about life underground in the ironstone mines of Claxby and Nettleton, a key driver in this region’s steel-making industry!

Discover the ancient sea creatures unearthed in the hunt for metals to feed Scunthorpe Steelworks, and explore the story of this area.

Listen to recordings of miners talking about their lives down the mines, and find out more about everyday life in this region in the 1950s and 1960s when the mines finally closed.

There’s something for all the family – why not come along?

Nov – February Saturday – Sunday 12pm – 4pm
March- October Thursday – Sunday & Bank Holidays 12pm – 4pm