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Disability Cornwall

Geevor TIn Mine Featured

Address
Pendeen, Penzance, Cornwall, TR19 7EW
Telephone
01736 788662
Fax
01736 786059
What is or was your access need?
  • Wheelchair User
  • Electric Mobility Scooter
  • Mobility Impairment - I use walking sticks or crutches
  • Hearing Impairment
  • Visual Impairment
  • Learning Difficulty
  • Other
Is there car parking near to the establishment?
Yes
Is there an accessible public transport route that stops near to the establishment?
Yes
Comments
Geevor located in the village of Pendeen, 7 miles west of Penzance. The mine is easily reached from Penzance, St Ives or Lands End by car or bus.
Is there an accessible path between where you parked/left public transport, and the entrance?
Yes
Is there a level, or ramped, entrance to the building?
Yes
Was it easy to get into the building (how easy was it to use the door handles, how easy was it to open the door, etc.)?
Yes
Once inside the building was it accessible to you?
Yes
Comments
Geevor is built on a steep slope and therefore some areas of the site are not accessible to those with visual or mobility impairments.There is currently wheelchair access to the museum, a number of the mine buildings and many surface areas.Guided tours are available and guide dogs are welcome.
Are there steps/stairs inside this establishment?
Yes
When there are steps/stairs, are there handrails?
Not Applicable
Were you able to get hold of any special furniture you needed once you were using these facilities?
Not Applicable
Were there accessible toilet facilities?
Yes
Was there an accessible changing place?
No
How did you rate the staff?
Helpful
How did you rate the building/service/experience?
Fair
Geevor is a 20th century tin mine situated in an area that has been mined for hundreds of years!Come discover what happened on the surface and underground. Find out what life was like for those who worked here.

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