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Heritage Ability Locations

Geevor Tin Mine

Environment: Historic
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible toilets
  • Cafe or shop

Please note that this is not a Countryside Mobility partner site and no Tramper hire is available (Tramper hire is available at the nearby National Trust Tin Coast)

Geevor Tin Mine, dramatically situated on Cornwall’s Atlantic coast is the largest preserved mine site in the country and the gateway to the Cornish Mining World Heritage Site. Many surface buildings are open to visitors with their magnificent mining machinery; Get interactive in the Hard Rock Museum that tells the fascinating story of Cornish Tin and Copper mining. There is also the opportunity to go underground into the 19th century Wheal Mexico mine. All of this is set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with fantastic coastal scenery, spectacular views and an array of wildlife!

In July 2019, we worked with Soundview Media to create a Virtual Reality tour at Geevor, using the money we won in the National Lottery Awards 2018. You can find out more about it HERE.

Accessible activities

Easy read interpretation - a guide which details the history and stories behind the site in plain English, supported by imagery. Available now at Geevor and by clicking the image below.

Geevor Easy Read

Large print format - designed to help people with visual impairments understand the history and stories at the site. Available now at Geevor or by clicking the image and link below.

Geevor Large Print

Download Large Print Map HERE

BSL Guided Tour - You can now enjoy the history and stories behind this place by borrowing a tablet loaded with British Sign Language videos at the site. You can also view them on our Heritage Ability Youtube channel using your own device. Make sure you’re subscribed!

Visual Guide - a guide to prepare you for your visit, detailing any unwelcome surprises. Download by clicking the image below.

Staff and volunteers have received Disability Awareness Training and Deaf Awareness Training.

Contact Geevor Tin Mine


Geevor Tin Mine, Pendeen, Penzance, Cornwall, TR19 7EW


01736 788662

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