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

A Journey through Basset Mines

Thu 26 Jul 2018
Follow the 19th Century production of the ore, through the mineral separation process to the final product on this tour of the Basset Mines on the Great Flat Lode in the Redruth/Camborne Cornish Mining World Heritage Site.

Trevithick Tuesday

Tue 31 Jul 2018
A family day of science, craft and social history based activities.

Photography Exhibition by John Peck

Tue 21 Aug 2018
A snap shot of life above and below ground in Cornish mines.

Engines and Enginuity

Mon 27 Aug 2018
MG's and beam engines. Two classic examples of engineering side by side.

Chimney Walk

Fri 14 Sep 2018
Ever wondered what the chimneys in the landscape are? Then why not join one of our expert guides on a fascinating walk of the local area.

Heritage Open Day

Sat 15 Sep 2018
Take advantage of this national celebration of Heritage by visiting East Pool Mine for FREE.
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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