East Pool Mine

Michell's Engine House East Pool Mine

Important notice -

We’re working hard to reopen many of our places where it is safe to do so, however East Pool Mine is closed.

Impressive Cornish beam engines and industrial heritage discovery centre

East Pool Mine

History

" 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

Things to see and do

EPAL brick chimney at East Pool Mine

Recreate East Pool Mine at home 

While East Pool Mine is closed, why not have a go at creating a paper version of it at home? Volunteer Mike has put together some 'cut out and create' models inspired by some of the mine's most identifiable features.

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