September activities- Free Open Day

Come and experience our amazing local culture and heritage today! As part of the nation-wide Heritage Open Days this weekend, we are offering free site admission to all, giving you the opportunity and access to find out more about your local tin mine!


‘Behind-the-Scenes’ Tours

A remarkable opportunity to visit some of the places on the site that are not normally open to the public. Glimpse the site behind the scenes and understand how we are striving to preserve our local heritage. Tours will last 90 minutes, starting at 11am, 12pm, 1pm and 2pm. Cost £2 per person. Please book in advance by contacting Geevor Reception on 01736 788662 or by emailing


Hand Drilling

A chance to have a go at the jobs miners and bal maidens would have done 200 years ago, try hand drilling, hand barrowing and crushing rocks using a bucking iron. Suitable for all ages (except those using the bucking iron must be over 8 yrs). All children must be accompanied by an adult. No booking required, sessions run between 1.30 – 3pm.

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