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“History lesson”
Review of Venus Battery

Venus Battery
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Reviewed July 6, 2013

This little museum in Charters Towers gives a fascinating representation of what hardships the early gold miners had to endure, not to mention the unfortunate men who actually worked in the gold battery. It has been preserved in original condition and the guide is very knowledgeable about how it actually operated, plus there are other displays which give a very interesting background to what life was like in that era.

Thank Jo J
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Reviewed May 14, 2013

Learnt lots. The tour guide is passionate about this place and it showed. We even learnt what cyanide is made from.

Thank minqld
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Reviewed April 2, 2013 via mobile

Interesting insight into Charters Towers' past. A tour of one of the older mills that operated in the region was very informative, with both a guided tour and a few interesting visual displays. Well worth a look if you have the time

1  Thank Tyson B
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Reviewed March 15, 2013

We had a great afternoon going through this place, it's filled with so much history from days gone by.Our Tour guide was very knowledgeably and made us feel so comfortable, we where the only two and that made it more personal.It was a great afternoon,Keep up the good work guys.

Thank Mauzie427
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Reviewed November 18, 2012

Fabulous attraction if you are into the whole Gold History story, but allow at least 2 hours. Children would need to be supervised and may tire.

1  Thank TerrywithaY
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