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Review of Geevor Tin Mine

Geevor Tin Mine
Ranked #1 of 5 things to do in Pendeen
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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.
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“Worth a look”
Reviewed 10 July 2014

We've done a lot of the most popular attractions around Cornwall over the years so thought we'd try something different and geever tin mine sounded just right! The panning for gold is addictive as if it were for real. And the trip down the mine was interesting. All in all not a bad day out

Visited July 2014
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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“Much to learn about tin mining!!!”
Reviewed 4 July 2014 via mobile

Great place to go for a couple of hours, very interesting to look round and learn about the history of the area. Even more interesting was finding out how far some of the tunnels go out under the sea!!!!

Visited July 2014
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Cornwall, United Kingdom
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9 attraction reviews
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“Very interesting”
Reviewed 30 June 2014

An interesting and enjoyable trip which kept children and adults both interested. Sad to see the ruin of an industry, especially considering if things had been done differently that industry would be back flourishing again. Includes a little underground tour which gives you an idea of the conditions the miners worked in

Visited May 2014
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England
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“Enjoyable & informative”
Reviewed 25 June 2014

We wish we could have spent more time going through all the buildings and appreciating the different processes in the mining and the life of the miners. Before going into the mine itself, spend 10 minutes watching a video on the history and operation of the mine - this helps understand what you will see underground! The photo galleries tell there own story - and look out for the wall plaques about the 2 cats - Basil & Skraggs! Good Café & Gift Shop.

Visited June 2014
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Week St. Mary, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
“Great hands on visit”
Reviewed 23 June 2014

We spent a lovely 3 hours wandering round the disused tin mine and seeing the mammoth rock shaker tables. Great but sad to see the old locker rooms full of the miners possessions left when the mine closed. Great underground tour by a knowledgeable chappy and then back to walking round the first aid room, union hut, compressor rooms. Wonderful day out , fun for all the family

Visited June 2014
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