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Ralph Allen, a mine crane and a stone pillar

Recruiting Project Volunteers Now!

Brand-new community digitisation project “Bath’s Underground History Unlocked” is launching now! Running from November 2022 - January 2023, we are inviting the people of Combe Down and Fox Hill to view never-before-seen archival footage, receive training in archival practice and record their individual observations of films documenting the Combe Down Stone Mines. Visit our Project Page to view the full details and register! Registration closes midnight, Monday 24th October 2022.

Next Open Day: Sunday 23rd October 2022

We are opening ours doors Sunday 23rd October, between 10am and 4pm as part of the 2022 B&NES Museums Week. Discover how a UNESCO World Heritage Site famed for its honey-coloured Georgian architecture was built from beneath and the story of the Combe Down Stone Mines. No booking necessary.

Combe Down Stone Mines

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