Geevor Tin Mine is a family friendly multi-award winning heritage attraction, learning centre and hands-on museum, perched on the rugged cliffs of the Tin Coast of West Cornwall, a stunning place to discover the story of Cornish metal mining, at this incredible World Heritage Site.
At the visitors' centre, there are an array of engaging activities to explore, including an immersive sensory experience that allows you to step back in time and feel what it was like to work deep underground in the mines. It's a truly captivating way to understand the harsh conditions and the remarkable perseverance of the miners.
Additionally, visitors can try their hand at panning for minerals, an interactive activity that provides an exciting opportunity to discover some of Cornwall's geological treasures. The visitors' centre also features informative exhibits, guided tours of the historic mine, and a well-appointed café where you can enjoy refreshments.
High up on the exposed cliffs of the ‘Tin Coast’ near Pendeen, Levant Mine, managed by The National Trust, is part of the Cornish Mining World Heritage Site. At its heart, the restored 1840s beam engine running on steam. Open by pre-booked tours.
Once a vital part of the Cornish tin and copper mining industry, this is now a captivating heritage site. Visitors an delve into its history by exploring the well-preserved underground tunnels, which offer a glimpse into the challenging and perilous work undertaken by miners in the 19th century. The mine's iconic engine house, perched dramatically on the edge of the cliffs, is an architectural marvel and a symbol of Cornwall's mining heritage. Guided tours and informative exhibits at the visitors' centre provide a comprehensive understanding of the mine's significance.