Mr Monkey found that the mining museum was in the Pavilion, built in 1910 as a replacement for a different Pavilion built in 1884. He scampered in and began to look around. The first thing he saw was a Roman lead pig (or ingot) weighing 25kg, which struck Mr Monkey as rather heavy.
You can read about the museum at the Peak District Mining Museum website.
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