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  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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Gold Dust for Historians

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

2018 International Mining Games @KEM

Easter 2018 - see News & Events page for details

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