You can help the museum by becoming a member. It costs almost £1200 / month just to keep the site running with direct costs like electric, water, phone, internet, insurances etc etc.  If you are joining as a new member please send us your email address directly, or if you are joining by post, please print the enclosed form and send it with your cheque, so we can send you copies of the Pit Whistle newsletter, which comes with your membership.

We cannot lose this iconic site and any help you can give us by joining or re-joining NOW will really help us . Direct Donations to the museum can also be made using the same methods detailed below:

Membership costs

£10.00 / year Single members

£15.00/ year Family members

£150.00 Life Membership


Payment can be made by Paypal at:

Please state membership renewal or donation etc. in the comments for your payment.


Bank Transfer at Nat West bank – The Red Rose Steam Society

Sort Code 60-01-28

Account 41841719


Or by cheque and post to the museum at

Lancashire Mining Museum – Astley Green Colliery

Higher Green Lane – Astley – Tyldesley M29 7JB


Click on the link Below to get the membership form :