Geevor Tin Mine
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!
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 "Aftermath" by Jill Randall in our exhibition gallery.
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.
Arriving on the Tin floors you will be taken through ancient workings discovered underneath the surface,
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 sampling the homemade fare in the warm comfort of the Count House Cafe.
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!
Rising majestically, the relics of former mining can be seen amidst the stunning cliff top scenery just a short walk away from Poldark's Wheal Leisure!
Whatever the weather there is so much to see and do at world famous Geevor Tin Mine
A Multi award-winning attraction!