Welcome to Geevor's Classroom
Virtual Loans Box
A virtual loans box containing photographs and explanations of tools and clothes used in and on the surface of Cornish mines. There are also images of rock samples, bal maidens at work and miners underground at Geevor.
The Rock Cycle
An explanation of different types of rocks; igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary, and how they are formed.
See also Geevor’s Classroom videos that include ‘The Rock Cycle and Tin Lode Formation’ and ‘Geevor’s Principal Minerals’ for more information
A selection of videos starting with a simple explanation of the layout of Geevor's underground with Learning Manager Clint Hosking. Robert De Niro was not available.
A series of four videos featuring former miner Mike Sampson answering questions sent in from school children.
Bill Lakin (Director and co-founder of PCH) and David Wright (Custodian and co-founder of PCH) share their recollections of Geevor's transition from mine to museum.