Museums in Houghton le Spring

Find museums in Houghton le Spring. Listings include The Rainton Collieries. Click on each in the list below the map for more information.

  • 06/11/19
    Here we have two very old Creamware mugs dating from 1824 nearly 200 years now. They are both commemorating Rainton Plains Pit Disaster where a dreadful explosion took place on the 3rd November 1823. ...
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  • 06/10/19
    Its hard to find photos of the former Colliery at Rainton please help if you can, spread the word so we can keep the memory of this pit alive
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  • 06/10/19
    A few photos of local pits
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