Geevor Tin Mine Museum and Heritage Centre

Pendeen
Penzance
Cornwall
TR19 7EW
England

  • For general contact, as well as to book a group tour or bookings for events.: bookings@geevor.com
  • Telephone for Geevor Reception and main switchboard for all departments onsite.: 01736 788662

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.

Further information

Opening Hours:

Open Sunday - Friday (Closed Saturdays) Nov-Feb: 9am-4pm March-Oct: 9am-5pm Last admission 1hour prior to closing.

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.

Travel directions:

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.

Upcoming events:

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Facilities and services

Facilities:

  • Auditorium
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Cafeteria
  • Education facilities available
  • Gardens open to public
  • Library
  • Object study facilities available (enquire in advance)
  • Parking for coaches
  • Parking for disabled available
  • Picnic area
  • Reception and lunch facilities for educational groups
  • Refreshments
  • Research facilities for academics
  • Restaurant
  • Shop
  • Study facilities
  • Wheelchair access to some public areas
  • Wheelchairs available for loan
  • Toilets for disabled
  • Dogs welcome
  • Toilets
  • Public car park
  • Members/Friends facilities offered
  • Cinema/film screening facilities

Facilities information:

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

Services:

  • Academic publications and resources available
  • Activities for pre-school children
  • Adult lectures and courses held
  • Brochure or leaflet available with directions to museum
  • Direct teaching services for schools
  • Events and resources for children and families
  • Foreign language leaflet or brochure available
  • General guide to collections available
  • Guided tours
  • Information point provided
  • Large print information and/or interpretation
  • Loan service
  • Member of staff available with responsibility for education
  • Object identification and/or written enquiry service
  • Pre-booking service for groups
  • Primary school education service available
  • Printed/audio-visual information available for schools
  • Touch exhibits
  • Volunteering scheme offered
  • Online shop
  • Membership and/or Friends scheme offered
  • Teaching/resources available for HE/FE students
  • Community outreach programme/service
  • Support for extended schools services available
  • Online teaching materials available
  • Early years education service available
  • Secondary school education service available

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