Geevor Tin Mine

Geevor Tin Mine

Perched on the coastline, Geevor Tin Mine is the largest preserved tin mining site in Europe: last working in 1990, it is part of the Cornish Mining World Heritage Site and now introduces thousands of visitors each year to the once thriving Cornish tin industry. Explore a wide range of mine buildings like the evocative Miners' Dry which look as if the miners left only yesterday or sit in the winder drivers cabin, talk to former miners who have experienced the physically demanding job of tin mining firsthand, and experience for yourself the underground atmosphere in an.

Perched on the coastline, Geevor Tin Mine is the largest preserved tin mining site in Europe: last working in 1990, it is part of the Cornish Mining World Heritage Site and now introduces thousands of visitors each year to the once thriving Cornish tin industry. Explore a wide range of mine buildings like the evocative Miners' Dry which look as if the miners left only yesterday or sit in the winder drivers cabin, talk to former miners who have experienced the physically demanding job of tin mining firsthand, and experience for yourself the underground atmosphere in an

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  • Viva Geevor T-shirt

    In 1985 the world price of tin collapsed and Geevor Tin Mine - one of the last remaining tin mines - launched a 'Viva Geevor' campaign to help save the mine. In 1986 the miners and their supporters marched to Downing Street, but the government did not help and the mine closed in 1990.

Admission & prices

Please see our website to book tickets from 17th May 2021.

Sunday to Thursday: 10am to 4pm. The last entry to the site is 3pm.

We are closed on Fridays and Saturdays.

The Museum and surface buildings are self-guided and are open all day.

Wheal Mexico Mine will be open to visitors from 10am.

Please allow plenty of time to visit the museum & surface buildings.

ADMISSION PRICES FOR 2021
Adult (full admission) £16.10
Adult (museum only) £12.95
Child (four years and over) £9.00
Child (under four years old) Free
Student £9.00
Senior Citizen £13.75
Family Ticket (two adults and up to three children) £49.75
Visitors personal assistants are admitted free of charge.

Support the work of Geevor Tin Mine and our volunteers by Gift Aiding your ticket. Pay once, say yes to Gift Aid and you’ll get free admission to the Mine for a year. This is at no extra cost to you!

Find us

Geevor Tin Mine is located in the village of Pendeen, 7 miles west of Penzance. The mine is easily reached from Penzance, St. Ives or Lands End by car or bus.

Information

  • Parking available
  • Toilets On-Site
  • Cafe on-site
  • Childrens activities
  • Gift Shop

We welcome dogs across the entire museum site, with the exception of the underground mine. We provide drinking water for them at various places across the site. Assistance dogs are welcome across the whole site without exception.

Geevor Tin Mine
Pendeen
Penzance
Cornwall
Pendeen
TR19 7EW

T: 01736 788662
E: museum@geevor.com

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Geevor Tin Mine

Geevor Tin Mine
Pendeen
Penzance
Cornwall

Pendeen, CORNWALL TR19 7EW