Discover  Cornwall’s mining past

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The museum and shop are now closed for the winter. 

However, our volunteers continue to work throughout the whole year, and you are welcome to join us.  There are indoor and outdoor jobs to be done in our 22 acre site.

Our local community at King Edward Mine supports us in our stewardship of their unique place in the World Heritage Mining landscape.

Engineering and Mining  in Cornwall

Cornwall is not just famous for mining, it was also the centre for engineering innovation and manufacture.  At King Edward Mine, we have a collection of machinery from Holman Bros, including the original working Holman Winder, that was used to raise the ore from the shaft.

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We are now closed for the winter.  However join us for Festive Music on Sunday 8th Dec.


You would be welcom to come and volunteer on Wednesdays or Sundays or we will see you in 2020.

See all the videos of Californian Stamps, Holman Winder and unique Cornish Rag Frames on our Youtube Channel

Visit the Croust Hut Cafe

 Croust Hut Cafe is open all year.

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