Cornish Mining  attractions and partner organisations

Visitor attractions

Poldark Mine Poldark Mine - visit an 18th century underground tin mine
Heartlands Heartlands: visitor centre at former South Crofty mine
Geevor Mine Geevor Mine Museum -centre within the Cornish Mining World Heritage
East Pool Mine National Trust: East Pool Mine Cornish beam engines and industrial heritage discovery centre
Kelly Mine Kelly Mine - a Devon iron mine situated on the eastern flank of Dartmoor
Royal Cornwall Museum Royal Cornwall Museum - a beacon for Cornish heritage and culture; involving and inspiring people through engagement with Cornish heritage
St Just Miners' Chapel St Just Miners' Chapel - help to secure the future. Built in 1833 St Just Miners’ Chapel is a Grade II* listed building of huge cultural, historical and spiritual significance.
Liskeard Museum Liskeard Museum -See the story of the tin, silver copper and other amazing minerals. Learn how deep the mines were and who worked above and below ground.
Levant mine Levant Mine and beam engine - High-up on the exposed cliffs of the 'Tin Coast' and part of the Cornish Mining World Heritage Site
Museum of Cornish Life-Helston This lovely museum, housed in the town’s historic Market Buildings, is spread over five halls on three floors, and the thousands of objects will keep you fascinated, entertained and coming back for more!
Hayle Heritage Centre During the 19th century, Hayle was foremost in global engineering and the world’s most important mining port.

Organisations and Societies related to Cornwall mines and mining

Camborne School of Mines Association For current and past students of Camborne School of Mines
Trevithick Society The Trevithick Society For Cornwall's industrial heritage
Carn Brea Mining Society For the study of Southwest mining, geology and mineralogy
Cornish Mining - World Heritage Cornish Mining - World Heritage Mining Landscape
Cornish Miners Association For ex-miners and mine workers of Cornwall
NAMHO The national body for mining history in the United Kingdom.
Cornish Mine Images Cornish Mine Images 3,800 black & white images dedicated to Cornwall and Cornish mining
Minerals Engineering International Minerals Engineering International - the largest source of information on mineral processing and extractive metallurgy on the internet

For our next events in May and June,

see News and Events

See a video of our Californian Stamps and unique Cornish Rag Frames in action. 

Visit the Croust Hut Cafe

 Croust Hut Cafe is open all year.

STEM Club

Out of School Science Education - see News&Events

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