Geevor Tin Mine

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Geevor Tin Mine: Come to Geevor to see how the process of extracting and processing tin actually took place. The miners searched for tin deep in the ground and far below the sea. Nowadays you can walk through narrow 18th century tunnels with a guide who vividly brings to life the conditions of those times

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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.


Opening times (Easter-October):
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM9:00 AM - 4:00 PM9:00 AM - 4:00 PM9:00 AM - 4:00 PM9:00 AM - 4:00 PM9:00 AM - 4:00 PM-

Opening times (November-Easter):
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM9:00 AM - 3:00 PM9:00 AM - 3:00 PM9:00 AM - 3:00 PM9:00 AM - 3:00 PM9:00 AM - 3:00 PM-

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Address: Geevor Tin Mine, Pendeen, Penzance, Cornwall, TR19 7EW, UK
Phone: +44 1736 788662

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