Geevor Tin Mine
Pendeen
Penzance
Cornwall
TR19 7EW

tel: 01736 788662
fax: 01736 786059

 

 

Come and visit Geevor Tin Mine the largest preserved mine site in the country, the key centre within the Cornish Mining World Heritage Site!

 

Go underground into a real 18th century tin mine. Get interactive in our Hard Rock Museum that tells the fascinating story of Cornish Tin and Copper mining. Explore the many buildings with their magnificent mining machinery! Discover how the rock brought up from deep underground was processed in the Mill to produce the precious tin concentrate.

All of this set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with fantastic coastal scenery, spectacular views and an array of wildlife!


One of the highspots of the summer at Geevor was the Gala day.

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Click this link for photographs and further information of the Man Engine at Geevor on the 6th August 2016.


 

Explore the Hard Rock museum with its interactive displays, mineral gallery, artefacts and oral histories. Watch the Geevor film in our cinema and see our latest exhibition  in our gallery.


Take part in the activities- free with admission.Here the challenge is to fill a kibble in the shortest time.

kibble filling


Have  fun and games with rocks and minerals.

holiday games


Go panning for a collection of colourful mineral. 

This poster gives information about the above events and many more. Click image to take you to the whats on page.

 

Enter the Dry and experience the atmosphere of the change room left almost as it was when the last miners came to surface in 1990.


 

Walk down through the surface processing plant and see the machinery that separates the tin from waste rock.


 

From the tin floors you will discover Wheal Mexico, an ancient mine from the 18th century.


 

On the way up from the mine make sure you visit  the Holman collection and imerse yourself in artifacts and recreations from a bygone age. 


 

Start or end your visit by relaxing in the Count House Cafe and take in the stunning views.


 

The Shop has an extensive range of souvenirs of your visit to Geevor from minerals to jewellery, books to tankards, prints to miners’ safety lamps and much more, with many items Made in Cornwall!

 


 

 Take a walk and see relics of former mining activities amidst the stunning cliff top scenery with Wheal Leisure from Poldark not far away! 


 

 

 Whatever the weather there is so much to see and do at world famous Geevor Tin Mine

A Multi award-winning attraction!