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 Winner 2013/14 - Silver
Cornwall Tourism Awards 2014/15 - Bronze Award
Cornwall Tourism Awards 2012 - Silver
South West Tourism for Excellence Awards - Bronze
Accessible
Dog Friendly

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, SUNSHINE and a lot to do at GEEVOR MINE 

Don’t miss Geevor's special events

  • 21 July - Sword Casting with Neil Burridge
  • 27 July - Local Archaeology Walk
  • 29 July - Archaeology Talk
  • 28 July & 8 August -  Storytelling with master storyteller Mark Harandon
  • 2 August & 23 August - Storytelling with master storyteller John Brolly - Don’t miss their unique Geevor and Tin stories!
  • 16 August - Merv and Alison Davey will be back with their Poldark themed music

17 July – 2 September 

  • Sundays - the ever popular Miner’s Talk by a former Geevor man 
  • Mondays - Poldark Days with dressing up opportunity, hand drilling, crafts… 
  • Our Cornish Tuesdays sparkle with a variety of mineral activities and demos, including pasty making and more as well as face painting. 
  • Wednesdays - Miner’s Talk by a Geevor man and Stone Carving with Rory Te’Tigo 
  • Thursdays - “BE A MINER FOR A DAY” with the popular kibble filling competition for children (fabulous prize for the Winner of the Day!), a “nuts & bolts” competition, hand drilling and tin vanning. 
  • Fridays - Kibble Filling Competition

 

 

Nearest Information Centre

6.6 Miles

Nearest Train Station

6.6 Miles

Nearby Accommodation

Nearby Beaches

4.3 Miles

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