Cefn Coed Colliery Museum

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Location: Crynant, Neath Port Talbot. 8 km north of Neath.
Open: APR to OCT daily 10:30-17.
Fee: free.
Classification: MineCoal Mine
Light: LightIncandescent Electric Light System
Guided tours:  
Address: Cefn Coed Colliery Museum, Neath Rd, Creunant, Crynant, Neath SA10 8SN, Tel: +44-1639-750556.
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Cefn Coed pit was once the deepest anthracite coal mine in the world and one of the most dangerous coalmines in Wales. Because of this it was nicknamed The Slaughterhouse. The museum is located in the surface buildings of the mine, and the headframe still exists. The underground mine is not accessible.