King Edward Mine Events 2019

Tuesday 22nd Oct -  Families Something to Do Day

Half term for children: There will be a storyteller, you can draw, you can dress up as a miner for family photographs, see working models, & visit the working tin mill to hear the water splashing. There is a special one day price of £5.00 per family of up to 2 adults & 3 children. 12 noon until 3pm.

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Wednesday 23rd Oct - Bug Hunt

Half term: Cornwall Wildlife Trust returns to this popular historic site let’s see what has come out to play now summer is here. Magnifying glasses and note books in hand, let’s go……


Arrive at 10 am - meet in the car park

Booking essential through 

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Sunday 27th Oct - Pudsey Walk for Children in Need

Come and join KEM Museum volunteers for a walk down the valley to raise money for the BBC’s Children in Need Appeal on the last day of the season the Museum, Sunday 27th October 2019 at 11am.

Meet in the car park at the front of the museum.

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End of Season Shop Sale Oct

King Edward Mine remains open during October 2019, and will close at the end of half-term week, Sunday 27th Oct when we will be having a Pudsey walk in support of Children in Need.


For the remainder of October, we will be having a sale in our shop with up to 10% off books, gifts, cards and jewellery.   Come and visit the shop to pick up the perfect Cornish Christmas present.  

Cornwall Schools Mining Games 18th June 2019

Three Schools took part in the second Cornwall Schools Mining Games.  The events were 1. Panning 2. Mineral Processing 3. Surveying 4. Hand Steeling 5. Swede Sawing and 6. Mucking.  Thank you to the sponsors, Camborne School of Mines (CSM) Trust and all the volunteers from King Edward Mine, CSM Association and CSM that made this wonderful day happen.  The Kurt Jackson trophy for the overall winner was won by Redruth School. See our 3 minute video to see the competition.........

We are open this October 2019.


We have Half-term events for families and an October end of season Shop Sale -see News

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.

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