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East Pool Mine

Redruth TR15 3ED, England
+44 1209 315027
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What an interesting place

The engine house is amazing. Very informative and friendly staff. Earl explained all about the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Samie0703
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Christchurch
via mobile
Homework project

I pass this attraction often and used to visit regularly when still teaching but had not been for... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Trewirgies
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Redruth, England, United Kingdom
via mobile
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“engine house” (19 reviews)
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Redruth TR15 3ED, England
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+44 1209 315027
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"engine house"
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"morrisons car park"
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"national trust"
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"cornish mining"
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"working beam engine"
in 9 reviews
"the main road"
in 11 reviews
"mining industry"
in 6 reviews
"industrial history"
in 5 reviews
"short film"
in 4 reviews
"introductory film"
in 3 reviews
"steam powered"
in 3 reviews
"better understanding"
in 2 reviews
"volunteer guides"
in 2 reviews
"a small gift shop"
in 2 reviews
"follow the signs"
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"well informed"
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"housing estate"
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The engine house is amazing. Very informative and friendly staff. Earl explained all about the mine and its history. Very enjoyable visit across two sites.

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I pass this attraction often and used to visit regularly when still teaching but had not been for years! The homework summer project for 6 year old grandson was the perfect opportunity so with two adults and the two boys, the other aged 3, we...More

Thank Trewirgies
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited with my 2 children (aged 9 and 13), and we expected to have a little look round and not be here long. We left after 3 and a half hours! We visited on 'Trevithick Tuesday' and in the boiler room were loads of...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Now owned by National Trust. Interesting interactive exhibit. Volunteers were friendly and knowledgeable. Lots of youngsters there engaging in and enjoying the quiz sheets. Fabulous working exhibit.

1  Thank karentravels2017
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Reviewed July 10, 2018

Great picknick & drawing session here recently. Lovely helpfull staff. Great little walk with the dog. Not too far all the way around. Missed the tour - maybe next time. Thanks to the staff for the rubber stamp in my daughters NT Passsport & in...More

1  Thank travellingmap2018
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Reviewed July 10, 2018

We parked at Morrisons to visit the first site where we were given a leaflet of the site and were free to wander round. There was a film showing and it really is worth sitting and watching this. We were able to go inside one...More

Thank woodie49
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

East Pool Mine is a National Trust ‘Special place’, located in Pool, Cornwall. It is actually comprised of two separate sites, which are around 500 metres apart. It takes 5 to 10 minutes to walk between the two sites, with the walk being fairly flat....More

Thank FeetupFred
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Reviewed July 3, 2018

Very interesting and informative ...especially the working beam engine...great to see the massive engines housed in the buildings

Thank jethrondenzil
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Reviewed July 1, 2018

Very easy to find and park (back of Morrison's Car park). It is only a short walk between the two sites. Will especially appeal to those interested in the engineering aspects of mining. However, there was also an interesting video that focused more on the...More

Thank PamNottingham_UK
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Reviewed June 29, 2018

There are 2 sites, Michell's Engine on the main road and Taylor's Engine next to Morrisons. Parking for about 10 cars at Michell's site and plenty of parking at the end of Morrisons car park for the larger Taylor's site. Helpful volunteers at both sites....More

Thank Stephen T
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