King Edward Mine

King Edward Mine

The oldest complete mine site in Cornwall King Edward Mine Museum in Troon, near Camborne specialises in the history of Cornish mining, telling the remarkable story of how the mine has survived for 100 years. In the tin processing mill machinery can be seen in action just as it would have been in the early 1900s.

The Mineral Tramways cycle trail passes nearby connecting up the mine with a wealth of other heritage and leisure sites.

Visit website

  • Tin Stamps

    Stamps were large noisy machines used to crush ore from Cornish mines. Californian stamps, developed during the gold rush in America in the 1840s, were an improvement on early Cornish stamps. They were introduced into Cornwall by the end of the 19th century.

Admission & prices

Open May to September.

For detailed opening times see website.

Parties can be arranged throughout the year.

Adults £5

Under 16s £1

Children under 5 FREE

Find us

King Edward Mine Museum is 1½ mile from Camborne Station, Cornwall, TR14 9DP, UK.

For SatNav purposes, the postcode plus any number in the 50-64 range for the number in the street will direct you to the row of cottages opposite the junction with Newton Road.

The museum can also be reached by taking the Camborne/Pool exit off the A30 and following the brown signs to Troon (National Grid Reference 6645 3890).


  • Parking available
  • Toilets On-Site
  • Wheelchair access
  • Childrens activities
  • Gift Shop

Hot drinks and snacks can be purchased from the site shop

King Edward Mine Museum

T: 01209614681

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King Edward Mine

King Edward Mine Museum

Camborne, CORNWALL TR149DP