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Map The Miner

Gawler Road, Kapunda, South Australia 5373, Australia
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Big Map

Ol Big Map the Miner is worth stopping and having a look in the attractive and pleasant native... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Son of Cornwall

Located on the southern entrance to Kapunda, Map the Miner is a monument to the contributions of... read more

Reviewed October 10, 2017
Adelaide, Australia
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“copper ore” (2 reviews)
“worth a stop” (2 reviews)
“copper mine” (2 reviews)
Gawler Road, Kapunda, South Australia 5373, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ol Big Map the Miner is worth stopping and having a look in the attractive and pleasant native garden surrounds right on the highway just before you reach the town (coming from North). Examples of the copper ore mined are displayed. There is also some...More

Thank lindatAdel
Reviewed October 10, 2017 via mobile

Located on the southern entrance to Kapunda, Map the Miner is a monument to the contributions of the Cornish miners in the Kapunda, and in other mines in South Australia. The impressive tall statue is named Map Kernow, being the Cornish dialect for 'Son of...More

Thank internetken
Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

This is a statue dedicated to the Cornish miner and again adds to the history of the area which is rich in mining. It is easily accessible as it is at one end of the town and they have a platform to take a photo...More

Thank Judi R
Reviewed July 31, 2017 via mobile

Can't really miss the statue as you are heading into or out of Kapunda. It's right next to the road with a parking area to safely park off the road. Cross the road and step up onto the hill (where the camera sign is) and...More

Thank malleegirl
Reviewed July 10, 2017

If you are interested in History stop at Map the Miner for some good stories of the mining in the Kapunda area.

Thank Bev S
Reviewed February 22, 2017

The Kapunda copper mine was established in 1842 when copper was discovered. At the time of discovery the copper was the richest in the world. The local Museum has a separate building called 'Bagots Fortune' which illustrates many aspects of the mines activities - Captain...More

Thank Rochdale42
Reviewed October 27, 2016

Very well laid out This appears to be a work in Progress. Park the car and stretch legs after driving, and think of the history of mining

Thank Macrae74
Reviewed April 17, 2016

Situated right on the edge of the main road into Kapunda from Adelaide, you can't miss MAP. The statue is a memorial to the early miners. Certainly worth stopping to look, and photograph but it will be a relatively quick visit unless you have a...More

Thank Ruth B
Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

Well worth a look. Kids would love it im sure. Nice place for a break if your driving. Maybe eat a picnic here.

Thank 66blade
Reviewed December 26, 2015

Map the miner is a tribute to the Cornish miners who worked at the copper mine. It is always great to see Map dressed in his Santa costume. I know Christmas and the Street Party are near. Thanks to the MFS and the Kapunda Christmas...More

Thank Alison S
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