Our award-winning working museum tells the story of tin mining in Cornwall with a demonstration of a working mill.


Plan your visit by checking our 2017 Opening Times.


We will be  running Saturday Science Club for children starting 23rd September and open on some days in October this year.  There will also be a series of lectures on Cornish Mining History in November & December.


We  now have a  cafe (the Croust Hut) on site serving Cornish food daily.

King Edward Mine, the oldest complete mine left in Cornwall, reopened in May 2017 following vital restoration. Come and enjoy out new exhition centre, cafe and talk with our knowledgible volunteers. Find out about Cornish mining and see our historic machinery in action.

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2018 International Mining Games @KEM

Easter 2018 - see News & Events page for details

Gold Dust for Historians

King Edward Mine's specialist bookshop for Cornish mining and  history books.  See Shop for details.

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