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Open Sunday to Thursday

Welcome to Geevor Tin Mine, the key centre within the Cornish Mining World Heritage Site. The tin and copper mining industry dominated Cornwall for centuries and the remains of the industry can be seen throughout the county. Cornish miners and engineers were recognised as the world's finest in the development of hard rock mining.

We are open Sunday - Thursday, 9am - 5pm. Mill & Underground 10am - 4pm. Last entry to the site 4pm.

In 2022 come and discover the story of the Cornish tin and copper mining industry at Geevor Tin Mine. Geevor was the last mine to work the famous St Just Mining District once the site of the largest number of undersea tin and copper mines in the world! Explore the mine buildings at your own pace and take a visit into 18th century Wheal Mexico Mine where men and boys worked 200 years ago.

Please use our on-line booking system before you visit.

We are committed to the health and safety of all our staff and visitors. See our updated COVID statement.

Information on how the site is operating and pre-booking tickets.

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What changes have we made at Geevor?

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Follow in the footsteps of Cornish miners!

Geevor Tin Mine gives you the opportunity to visit a real mine and learn what life was like for a Cornish miner.

Put on your hard hat and explore the mine!

The tin and copper from Cornwall’s mines provided the bronze used in machinery during the Industrial Revolution: from factories producing cotton and woollen cloth in the north of England, buttons in Birmingham and ships on Clydeside!



Go Underground in an 18th Century Tin Mine

Enjoy one of the best days out in Cornwall for the whole family - filled with discovery, exploration and adventure.

Walk through the tunnels of 18th Wheal Mexico Mine made by men and boys who worked in the mine more than 200 years ago.

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Posted 20/07/21  |  Events

Crosscut by James Barber

Crosscut is a multisensory, otherworldly experience that immerses the audience in the sights, sounds and atmosphere of the subterranean world of mining.

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Posted 26/05/21  |  News

3D VR Accessibility

Virtual reality tours offer accessibility breakthrough at Cornish World Heritage Site

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