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Review of Geevor Tin Mine

Geevor Tin Mine
Ranked #1 of 5 things to do in Pendeen
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: This preserved mining site features a museum, underground tour and visitor center all perched on the rugged cliffs of Penwith, offering magnificent coastal views high above the crashing surf below.
Reviewed 18 April 2014

To be honest I wasnt really very interested in visiting here but my son and husband were. How wrong was I ? From beginning to end it was a very enlightening and interesting experience. Quite alot of hands on things to keep younger children amused as well as older children. The tour of the mine was great but my husband who is 6 foot 2 was bent over for some of the tour, as some of the cave is quite low. I would recommend this trip and im sure that if you go then you too will have a very enjoyable visit.

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Reviewed 13 April 2014

We always visit the shop when down in the area. The staff are very friendly and welcoming and also knowledgeable. There is always something interesting to see and buy. Stock levels are good and items well displayed.

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Reviewed 13 April 2014 via mobile

Visited Geevor Tin Mine last week, with our two children aged 5 & 1, they both loved it. So interesting & quite moving visiting the miners Dry, with all their lockers left as they were on the last day after the mine was closed in 1990. All the staff were so helpful & couldn't give enough info about the place. My eldest couldn't wait to go down the mine, which was a bit of a squeeze & very low in places-so use your common sense & if you are infirm or very tall perhaps either give it a miss or just be aware it's very low, dark & cramped......just as you would expect a couple of hundred yr old mine to be!!!!
Overall a great day out & well worth a visit.

2  Thank RosieP18
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Reviewed 12 April 2014

Great guides who led us down a mine, also touring the site with an in depth explanation of the whole tin mining process, both old and modern. Worth avisit even on a wet day

1  Thank Mary B
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Reviewed 8 April 2014

GeevorTin Mine was quite interesting, seeing the extraction of tin, copper, iron, bismuth from the granite. We went down the mine - not deep just cramped, quite difficult if you are tall or a bit.disabled and your protective helmet falls off. Then a long treck back up.

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