Geevor Tin Mine

Geevor Tin Mine

Perched on the Cornish coastline, Geevor Tin Mine is the largest preserved tin mining site in Europe. Last working in 1990, this heritage site is a key part of the Cornish Mining World Heritage Site and now introduces thousands of visitors each year to the once thriving Cornish industry of tin mining.

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

Admission Charges

Prices as of Monday 17/02/2014:
Adult £11.00
Museum Only £8.00
Child (4yrs and over) £6.50
Child Under 4yrs Free
Student £6.50
Senior Citizen £9.50
Family Ticket
(2 adults and up to 3 children) £34.50

Opening Hours

Geevor Tin Mine is open Sunday to Friday (CLOSED Saturdays).

November to March
(due to the shorter daylight hours)

April to October

Last admission 1 hour prior to closing.

You may gift aid the full admission price as a donation to the charity that manages the museum. All it requires is to complete a short form at Geevor Reception desk. By doing so, you not only help the charity receive tax back from the sale, but you also receive free site admission for a year.

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.


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

Geevor Tin Mine
TR19 7EW

T: 01736 788662

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Geevor Tin Mine

Geevor Tin Mine

Pendeen, CORNWALL TR19 7EW