East Pool Mine

Michell's Engine House East Pool Mine

Impressive Cornish beam engines and industrial heritage discovery centre

" Our mining culture shaped your world."
- Cornish Mining World Heritage Site
East Pool Mine

What's on 

Upcoming events

Cadbury egg hunt

Fri 30 Mar 2018
Spring, hop and jump into a journey seeking out mysterious mining clues that will lead you to unearth a Easter treat?

Trevithick Tuesdays

Tue 03 Apr 2018
A family day of science and craft based activities, learn about our giant steam engines. Take home your own card model, or try the popular egg drop challenge.

Steam day

Tue 29 May 2018
Take a ride behind a scale traction engine and see the Puffing Devil in steam. There will be working steam models on display as well as card model making and dressing up. Refreshments and local cake will be available in our marquee.
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" Well Cornish lads are fishermen, and Cornish lads are miners too, but when the fish and tin are gone, what are the Cornish boys to do?"
- Roger Bryant, traditional Cornish songwriter.
East Pool Mine

Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at East Pool Mine on the National Trust Collections website