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This winter follow in the footsteps of Cornish miners

We are a family friendly multi-award winning heritage attraction, learning centre and hands-on museum. Geevor Tin Mine on the rugged cliffs of the Tin Coast of West Cornwall, is a stunning place to discover the story of Cornish metal mining, at this incredible World Heritage Site.

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Do something different! Put your hard hat on and go exploring at Geevor.

Astonishing history in an amazing landscape

Geevor is a real Cornish tin mine little changed from when the mine closed in 1990 with a real underground experience. This winter there are many activities for the family to enjoy including panning for gems, our quiz, our new QR trail, colouring-in corner for the younger ones all FREE with your entry ticket. Explore the mine and get hands-on in the hard rock museum. Talk to our tour guides about their time working as miners at Geevor. We know it's a bit further to drive so car parking is FREE for all of our visitors.

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Experience what life was like working at Geevor

The Story of Geevor

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The exact date when mining began in the area eventually operated by Geevor is unknown - but in the old workings in the Wheal Carne section there is a date of 1791 cut into the wall of the adit (drainage) level.

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Bring your whole family to Geevor for a day filled with discovery, exploration and adventure. All set in the remarkable coastal landscape of the Tin Coast, West Cornwall

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Posted 15/01/24  |  News

February half-term holidays 2024

Come and join us at Geevor over the February half-term holidays and enjoy a whole host of activities for all the family all included with your entrance ticket!

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