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Open Sunday to Friday 9am - 5pm

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.

The stunning Cornish coastline around Pendeen was once at the heart of the Cornish mining industry, providing jobs and community around the tin and copper mines. Today, Geevor Tin Mine gives visitors an opportunity to visit a real mine and learn what life was like for a Cornish miner.

 

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Open Sunday to Friday
9am - 5pm

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There's something for everyone

There’s always something to do at Geevor. One of the best places to visit in Cornwall, we pride ourselves on being a hands-on site, with lots of workshops, activities and games for the children to take part in.

Our volunteers love talking to everyone on site, explaining some of the history of our site and for some, sharing their stories of working in the mine.

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Our news and events pages are full of the latest updates from Geevor Tin Mine – from our school holiday activities and workshop to information about our collections, from funding updates to breaking news.

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Posted 02/07/19  |  Exhibitions

Tin Mine Clay Exhibition

An Exhibition created by Dominique Fuglistaller, a Penzance sculptor, and Alison Cooke, a London ceramicist.

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Posted 28/05/19  |  Events News

Hall of Fame Award

Geevor awarded Tripadvisor Hall of Fame

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