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Pendeen Community Heritage
(Geevor Tin Mine)
|Contact for visits:||Rhonda Judd.||Year established: 1976|
|Address:||Geevor Tin Mine Pendeen Community Heritage, (Museum) Pendeen, Penzance, Cornwall TR197TR|
|Email:||pch [at] geevor.com|
|Website:||http://www.geevor.com/||Show on museum map|
|Area of interest:||Tin mining in West Penwith until 1991.|
|Main geographical areas:||
|Opening times:||Sunday to Friday throughout the year from 9:00am onwards. Check with the museum for Christmas holiday closure dates.|
|Current admission details:||Adults £7.50. Senior citizen £7.00. Child/Student £4.30.
Family £21.00 (two adults and three children)
Ex-Geevor Staff and Pendeen CH members free.
NAMHO organisation members 10% off.
|Educational facilities:||Educational package structured to visiting group requirements. Contact Bill Lakin.|
|Archive collection:||Archives of Geevor Plc (1911 to 1991) available on request. Prior notice needed.|
|Artefact collection:||Museum is open to all visitors.|
(i) Creation of a new museum to national standards,
(ii) Complete restoration of site buildings.
(iii) Increase visitor access underground.
|Location:||Located at Pendeen, Cornwall at NGR SW 370 340.|
|How to get there:||Take the A30 road to Penzance. At Penzance take the A3071 and after about 6 kilometres take the B3318 to Pendeen. Buses from Penzance stop at the site.|
Last updated: 30/10/2017
|Left: Geevor miners at Wethered Shaft, 1920s.|
Printed on: 08/04/2020