What's Included in a Group Tour?

A group tour at Pendarvis.

About Group Tours

  • The Pendarvis grounds are available for group tours, receptions, family reunions, corporate picnics and other special events. Let us help you plan a memorable event!

    Group tours include:

  • Tour of Pendarvis

    Mining History

    Learn how Wisconsin lead mining surpassed the appeal of the fur trading and farming for 19th-century settlers. See how Mineral Point became a thriving commercial center that housed one of Michigan Territory's first land offices.

  • Immigration History

    As experienced miners began arriving in the 1830s from Cornwall, England, they brought their Cornish culture with them. The small, limestone homes, distinct customs and charming cuisine remain a staple of the Mineral Point area today.

  • Preservation of Pendarvis

    Starting in 1935, Robert Neal and Edgar Hellum acquired, rehabilitated and named several original Pendarvis structures in the Cornish tradition.

  • Hike of Merry Christmas Mine Hill

    Merry Christmas Mine Hill

    Lead a self-guided hike of the Pendarvis mine hill trail. A map and guide explain the restoration of 43 acres of native prairie, and the original "badger hole" mines and historic mining equipment.