Redruth and nearby Camborne were at the centre of Cornwall's tin and copper mining industries.
At the heart of the Cornish Mining World Heritage Site, displays and models tell the story of Cornish mining.
Two towering engine houses contain steam beam engines, the engine houses are ¼ mile apart.
Refreshments. Tel. 01209 315027.
Open Easter-Oct, TWThFS 1030-1700 (Michell's Engine House 1200-1600).
Bus T1/T2 from Station to Pool, opposite Morrison's, 10 minutes journey. M-S every 15 minutes, Sun & BH every 30 minutes. Redruth PlusBus tickets can be used for this journey. Operated by First.
Buses also operate from Camborne.
East Pool Mine is 2¼ miles from Camborne.
A World Heritage Site on the site of the Robinson's Shaft mining complex.
Exhibitions tell the story of the tin mining industry in Cornwall.
Gardens, viewing mound, adventure playground and art and craft studios.
Café. Tel. 01209 722320.
Open Daily 1000-1600 (Exhibitions from 1100).
Bus as for East Pool Mine above but alight B&Q (opposite McDonald's), 12 minutes journey. Redruth PlusBus tickets can be used for this journey. Heartlands is 1¾ miles from Camborne.