Geevor Tin Mine

Geevor Mine, Pendeen, Cornwall | Cornish Mining World Heritage Site
Geevor Mine, Pendeen, Cornwall | Cornish Mining World Heritage Site
Geevor Mine, Pendeen, Cornwall | Cornish Mining World Heritage Site
Geevor Mine, Pendeen, Cornwall | Cornish Mining World Heritage Site
Pendeen
Penzance
Cornwall
TR19 7EW
Cornwall Tourism Awards 2014/15 - Bronze Award
Cornwall Tourism Awards Winner 2013/14 - Silver
Cornwall Tourism Awards 2012 - Silver
South West Tourism for Excellence Awards - Bronze
Accessible
Dog Friendly
Geevor tin mine, one of the largest preserved mine sites in the country and a Cornish Mining World Heritage Site

More than a mine, more than a museum - located in Pendeen on the dramatic Cornish coastline, Geevor tin mine is one of the largest preserved mine sites in the country and a Cornish Mining World Heritage Site. Housed in two acres of listed buildings, Geevor’s collections and guides bring the story of Cornwall’s rich industrial past to life.

Why you should visit:

    * Experience the 18th century underground tour
    * Get hands-on in the interactive Hard Rock museum
    * Discover the authentic miners’ story in the Miners’ Dry
    * Explore the abandoned buildings
    * Walk the dramatic Cornish coastline
    * Pan for gems
    * Family activities and events programme all year - check our web site for details

Awards

Cornwall Tourism Awards 2014/15 - Art, Museum and Industrial Attraction of the Year - Bronze Award

Cornwall Tourism Awards 2013/14 - Art, Museum & Maritime Attraction - Gold Award

Cornwall Tourism Awards 2013/14 - Winner of Winners 

South West Tourism Awards 2013/14 - Small Visitor Attrction of the Year - Silver Award

Cornwall Tourism Awards 2013/14 - Historic & Heritage Property and Country House - Silver Award

SUMMER 2018 and there's a lot to do at GEEVOR MINE 

Come to Geevor and experience LIVING HISTORY - all hands-on! Watch rock drills and muckers running, have a go at panning, hand drilling, kibble filling and box hole building.

We are hosting Poldark Days on Mondays and Thursdays, Storytelling Tuesdays with Mark Harandon and John Brolly as well as face painting with FunnyFacesPenzance and Wild Wednesdays with a variety of wildlife guests: Screech Owl Sanctuary, Mark's Ark, Cornwall Seal Research Trust and their first Seal Squad XP Roadshow Festival, Marine Rescue Group. Fridays and Tuesdays, local artist Rory Te Tigo will be doing stone carving workshops. And we have former miners on site telling their very own stories on Sundays and Friday

 

 

Nearest Information Centre

6.6 Miles

Nearest Train Station

6.6 Miles

Nearby Accommodation

Nearby Beaches

2.1 Miles
4.3 Miles

Nearby Food & Drink