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Emmaville Mining Museum

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Outstanding Service

We went on to Emmaville to go Fossicking for the day. $2.00 to get in worth the price. The Elderly... read more

Reviewed August 5, 2018
moonshinelady43
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Mango Hill, Australia
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Fabulous museum and a must see

This country museum is an absolute must see for the princely sum of a gold coin. The range and... read more

Reviewed July 25, 2018
TravellingWallaby
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Mildura, Australia
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Aug 5, 2018
“Outstanding Service”
Jul 25, 2018
“Fabulous museum and a must see”
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86 Moore Street, Emmaville, New South Wales NSW 2371, Australia
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+61 2 6734 7025
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Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

We went on to Emmaville to go Fossicking for the day. $2.00 to get in worth the price. The Elderly gentleman, was more informative The Information Centre at Glen Innes. He even offered to take us out looking for Gemstone. He rang a Local person,...More

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Reviewed July 25, 2018

This country museum is an absolute must see for the princely sum of a gold coin. The range and coverage of the collection and displays/photographs is a real gem. You can easily spend two to three hours looking around. The volunteers are extremely helpful if...More

Thank TravellingWallaby
Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

What a truly wonderful little museum. Amazing collection of precious stones, but even better were the hundreds of 1800's and early 1900's photos on life in mining towns and war memorabilia. They should charge more, $2 entry fee is far too low for what you...More

Thank TerryAustralia2015
Reviewed January 26, 2017

we were staying at Glen Innes and made the short drive to Emmaville for a look . The museum is much more than the name suggests . They have many minerals but also many other exhibits . It is well laid out and well cared...More

Thank mark w
Reviewed January 4, 2017

A large local museum run by volunteers who are miners & fossickers Only $2 each entry If you are interested in gems / rock/stone then this is a great place to stop. To be frank we travelled 45kms , want really what I expected, little...More

Thank Oldtable
Reviewed December 31, 2016 via mobile

Great array of rocks and local history. Very friendly locals. Have visited twice and enjoyed it both times.

Thank azure63
Reviewed September 30, 2016 via mobile

Very privileged to be given the expert attention of Mr Ron Jillet who helped me greatly with my research. A wealth of history of this very interesting district - in particular the tin mining. Loved it and totally recommend seeing this wonderful place.

Thank Gilian M
Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

The Emmaville Mining Museum is, in my view, among the best (if not the best) in Australia. I have travelled around quite a bit and seen quite a number. Ron Jillett has truly excelled in this, his labour of love. Anyone visiting Emmaville, or the...More

Thank Dave6713
Reviewed October 23, 2015

Well set up and informative. Gold coin donation entrance fee. Knowledgable assistants. Can easily spend a pleasant hour in museum.

Thank Derek2016
Reviewed September 29, 2015

If you are into rocks (as I am) then this is exhibit is beautifully built on the heart & soul of the generous locals over many years (including the volunteers still building to improve it today) However, It is a fair wack of a drive...More

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