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
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What's on 

Upcoming events

A Journey through Basset Mines Walk

Sat 04 May 2019
Follow 19th Century production of tin 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.

Steam day

Sat 25 May 2019
Take a ride behind a scale traction engine and see the Puffing Devil and Gladiator the showmans traction engine in steam.There will be working steam models on display as well as card model making and dressing up.

Trevithick Tuesday

Tue 28 May 2019
A family day of science, craft and social history based activities.

Heritage Open Day

Sat 14 Sep 2019
Take advantage of this national celebration of heritage by visiting East Pool Mine for free

Chimney Walk

Fri 20 Sep 2019
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. Lunch is included in the form of a traditional Cornish pasty and a refreshment.
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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.
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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