Visiting Geevor Mine on the Tin Coast
Geevor Tin Mine, a short walk along the South West Coast Path from Levant, is the last surviving example of a complete 20th-century Cornish tin mine. Discover the surface buildings and machinery, then go underground. Explore the museum and find out where to eat, drink and shop.
Highlights at Geevor Tin Mine
From closure to heritage centre
After closing as a working mine in 1990 the mine is now open to visitors. Discover the stories of local miners who worked underground in Cornwall in modern times.
Transformed into a heritage centre, the buildings at Geevor remain as they were left on the last shift in 1990.
A community involvement
Geevor is managed by a local community cooperative and is not owned by the National Trust. Geevor and Levant work together as partners on the Tin Coast.
Hard Rock Museum
Visit the Hard Rock Museum and use the interactive displays to find out more about mining through the ages. Discover the collection of minerals, rare artefacts and stories of mining in the area from the miners who completed the work.
Surface and underground visits
Explore the expansive surface buildings and go underground in the mining tunnels of Wheal Mexico. Experience what a working shift was like for miners underground and those working at the surface. Don’t forget to fasten your safety helmet as part of the underground tour.
Facilities at Geevor
Parking for Levant is available here along with a shop and the Count House Café. Look out over the rugged cliffs and Atlantic Ocean in the café or sit at the picnic tables outside.
Takeaway items are available including boxed meals, drinks and snacks. The shop sells gifts and souvenirs of your visit to the Tin Coast.
Planning your visit to Geevor Tin Mine
There is plenty of free parking at Geevor Tin Mine. If you have visited Levant Mine and Beam Engine show your ticket at Geevor and you’ll receive a 20% discount on entry there.
Geevor is open year round apart from Saturdays.
Find out more information on Geevor Mine's opening times and prices.
Telephone: 01736 788662
Discover old mine buildings and a working steam-powered beam engine. See the wider natural landscape and wildlife that lives here.
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The main site at Levant Mine and Beam Engine is open for pre-booked tours only and we ask that you please book your visit in advance. If you're planning a visit, read this article to find out everything you need to know.