Geevor Tin Mine

Geevor Tin Mine Museum, Pendeen, Penzance TR19 7EW, United Kingdom
01736 788662
"Discover the Story of Cornish Metal Mining at this World Heritage Site."


Geevor Tin Mine is a museum and heritage site that offers guided underground tours where visitors can explore the mine shafts and tunnels that once echoed the toil of miners. Located near Pendeen in Cornwall, England, Geevor Tin Mine stands as a testament to the region’s rich mining history. Operating for over a century, the mine played a pivotal role in Cornwall’s economy, extracting tin and other minerals from the rugged landscape.

Geevor Tin Mine preserves and shares the story of Cornwall’s mining legacy through educational programs and activities, making sure that the history and significance of tin mining in the area are not forgotten. The museum’s surface facilities feature exhibitions and artifacts detailing Cornwall’s mining heritage, offering insight into the industry’s techniques and its social and cultural impact on the local communities.


Geevor Tin Mine Museum, Pendeen, Penzance TR19 7EW, United Kingdom

About Penzance

The main tourist hub of the West of Cornwall near Land’s End, Penzance is well located to enjoy some of the best places to  visit in West Cornwall such as St Michaels Mount, The Minack Theatre and Porthcurno Beach as seen in Poldark. Penzance sits on the water and offers a vast array of shops, restaurants and bars. Water sports and boat trips are also a huge feature of the area.

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