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Address: West St, Beaconsfield, Tasmania 7270, Australia
Phone Number: +61 3 6383 1473
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Description: Come and play with the history of Beaconsfield and the Tamar Valley...
Come and play with the history of Beaconsfield and the Tamar Valley, explore the mine rescue display and discover for yourself a replica underground mining environment. Hands-on displays will entertain you with buttons to push, leavers to pull, tunnels to crawl through and animals to search for. Suitable for all ages, open 7 days.
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History well represented and Mine display was excellent

Well worth a visit and made you realize what a miracle it was to get the two men out of the mine cave in. A lot to see and well worth calling in.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 16, 2015
Helen O
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Geelong, Australia
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Geelong, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Well worth a visit and made you realize what a miracle it was to get the two men out of the mine cave in. A lot to see and well worth calling in.

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Dongara, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Well worth the visit to see what happened on that fateful day of the mine collapse. Also went to Anzac Service on 25th.

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Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Planned for a quick visit but much more interesting than we thought. Great museum with plenty of history pieces from the 1800's- present.Excellent interpretation of the Mine disaster and interactive displays. Spent 3 very interesting hours going over the whole site.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We weren't particularly planning to go to the mine, but purchased the three visit card. I'm so glad we did, this place was brilliant. So much to see, very interactive and hands on for kids and really informative. I enjoyed the area related to the trapped miners, I thought it was sensitively done and having followed it at the time... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 via mobile

Our group of four were all pleasantly surprised with how much there was to see,and we happily spent a couple of hours here. As well as an excellent interpretation of the mine disaster, there was lots of historical artefacts from the early years of settlement. Another great feature were the interactive displays that children would enjoy( we did too) plenty... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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51 reviews 51 reviews
12 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

We were not sure if we wanted to visit here but were greatly surprised. There is a lot to see and very hands on. Great museum too regarding the area and not just all about the mines. However the mine history is fascinating. We would recommend this placr to visit. Kids would love it, my "big kid" loved it. Well... More 

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Charlestown
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36 reviews 36 reviews
18 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

This was a place I really was not interested in going to because of preconceived ideas but was wrong and as we had to wait for our unit to be ready we went to see this attraction and really enjoyed it well set out great information on the mine and village plenty of old artifacts on display and the story... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

This place was so interesting and included lots of different elements from the local area including the mine disaster.

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Launceston, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

I really thought that this would be a tiny museum but was pleasantly surprised at how much there was to see and do. I love locally but have never been before and will definitely recommend it to others - it's really quite large! There is a large variety of souvenirs available in the gift shop and the exhibits were well... More 

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Darwin, Australia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
11 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Visiting for toddlers in tow, we were very happy to find that many of the exhibits were interactive and where a yellow hand sign was showing, the kids were free to touch which was great and our 3 year old really got into that system. There is so much to see and read about the mine and of course the... More 

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