Geevor Tin Mine Museum and Heritage Centre

Geevor Tin Mine Museum and Heritage Centre
Pendeen
Penzance
Cornwall
TR19 7EW
England

Website

www.geevor.com

E-mail

For general contact, as well as to book a group tour or bookings for events.

bookings@geevor.com

Telephone

Telephone for Geevor Reception and main switchboard for all departments onsite.

01736 788662

Fax

01736 786059

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
Victory Shaft Headgear at Geevor Tin Mine
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Geevor, situated amid the dramatic scenery of Cornwall's Atlantic coast, is the largest mining history site in the UK. Here you can see how tin was mined and then processed.

Venue Type:

Museum, Archive, Heritage site, Industrial heritage site

Opening hours

Open Sunday - Friday (Closed Saturdays)

Nov-Feb: 9am-4pm
March-Oct: 9am-5pm

Last admission 1hour prior to closing.

Admission charges

Adults: £9.75
Museum Only: £7.00
Children (5yrs+): £5.00
Students: £5.00
Senior Citizens: £8.00
Family Ticket (2 adults and up to 3 children): £29.00
Children under 5yrs admitted free

Groups of 10 or more people receive 10% discount, if booked in advance.

Getting there

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.

By Road:
From Penzance - From the A30 Penzance bypass take the main road to St Just (A3071). Follow the brown signs indicating ‘Historic Mining Area’. Continue along the A3071 and fork right on the B3318 to Pendeen. Turn left at the cross roads to drive through Pendeen and turn right at the Geevor main entrance.

From Lands End and St Just - Turn off the A30 to St Just on the B3306. At St Just continue to Pendeen. Geevor is situated about 3 miles from St Just along the north coast.

From St Ives - Follow the beautiful coast road (the B3306) through Zennor and Morvah to Pendeen.

By Bus:
We offer a 10% discount to visitors who travel to Geevor by bus

From Penzance - Take the 17 and ask for Geevor Tin Mine.

From St Just - Take the 17 (also 300 in summer) and ask for Geevor Tin Mine.

From St Ives - In summer take the 300 open top bus and ask for Geevor Tin Mine. At other times of the year travel via Penzance.

The nearest train station is Penzance.

Additional info

Dogs are welcome all over the site with the exception of the Underground Tour.

Resources listed here may include websites, bookable tours and workshops, books, loan boxes and more. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all.

Viva Geevor Campaign!

http://www.geevor.com/index.php?object=373

Based on the Campaign! Make an Impact nation-wide project, this cross-curricular resource uses the historical Tin Miners' Support Group campaign of 1986, to inspire and teach campaign communication skills, enabling children and young people to run their own campaigns about issues that affect them today.

How to obtain

Information about this resource can be found at www.geevor.com
The resource is free with site admission.
Please contact Geevor's Learning Team on learning@geevor.com or 01736 788662 to discuss and access resources, and/or to book.

Getting there

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.

By Road:
From Penzance - From the A30 Penzance bypass take the main road to St Just (A3071). Follow the brown signs indicating ‘Historic Mining Area’. Continue along the A3071 and fork right on the B3318 to Pendeen. Turn left at the cross roads to drive through Pendeen and turn right at the Geevor main entrance.

From Lands End and St Just - Turn off the A30 to St Just on the B3306. At St Just continue to Pendeen. Geevor is situated about 3 miles from St Just along the north coast.

From St Ives - Follow the beautiful coast road (the B3306) through Zennor and Morvah to Pendeen.

By Bus:
We offer a 10% discount to visitors who travel to Geevor by bus

From Penzance - Take the 17 and ask for Geevor Tin Mine.

From St Just - Take the 17 (also 300 in summer) and ask for Geevor Tin Mine.

From St Ives - In summer take the 300 open top bus and ask for Geevor Tin Mine. At other times of the year travel via Penzance.

The nearest train station is Penzance.

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