King Edward Mine Museum Normal Opening Times 2019

Opening days for KEM from 19th April 2019 to end Sept 2019  are;


Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday.  


However we may open on other special days (to be announced).Please note we are open on Saturday 24th August (Bank Holiday week-end).


The site is open 10am to 5pm.  Last tour 3.30.


The Croust Hut cafe is  open all year  "With the car park right outside we will have coffee and fresh cake ready for your visit.'

Visits by organised groups and education organisations can be arranged outside normal times. 


All exhibitions and the working mill are  accessible by wheelchair users.Suitable footwear should be worn due to the uneven floors and some steep stairs.  


Well behaved dogs welcome

Admission Charges to Mining Museum


Adults £8
Under 16s £2
Children under 5 FREE
Party rates available


Concessionary Admissions 2019

Free entry to the following on presentation of appropriate membership cards; 


Carn Brea Mining Society *

Friends of King Edward Mine *

Trevithick Society *

Cornish Heritage Volunteers

KEM Gift Aid Donors


* 10% discount for members on items in the Shop


Caravan & Motorhome members - second adult half price with first full-paying adult


In case of Gift Aid Donors and Caravan & Motorhome members, additional proof of identity will be needed (e.g. driving licence).


Your entrance fee helps us to keep our organisation running, powering our machinery and maintaining our grounds.


Parking for the Great Flat Lode trail free, but please note that the car park and toilets are locked at 5pm.  

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

For our summer events, see News


Please note we are open on Saturday 24th August (Bank Holiday week-end).

Visit the Croust Hut Cafe

 Croust Hut Cafe is open all year.

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