East Pool Mine
The main complex of buildings was once where important above-ground work took place for the mine. Explore the mining models and hands-on activities which explain how the mine worked.
There’s tea and coffee available here if you are in need of refreshments and a small shop which has a selection of interesting books.
Mining on film
Watch a short film which brings to life the story of Cornish mining and tells why mining was so important in Cornwall. Through modern and archive films and stunning photography, discover more about this World Heritage Site.
You can even see the original foundations of the building through the glass floor.
Michell's Engine House
Come and see this great whim (wheel) at Michell's turn and experience the sounds and smells of the engine in action. Why not find out more about Cornish Pasties and have a go at making one out of felt?
Michell’s opens from 12 noon-4pm, so be sure to plan your visit to allow plenty of time to explore this building.
Taylor's Engine House
Taylor’s Engine House was once the very heart of East Pool Mine. The pumping engine is the third largest ever made and ran 24 hours a day.