Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, Beaconsfield

Categories: History Museums, Mines, Museums, Tourist Spots
Inspirock Rating:
4.5/5 based on 360+ reviews on the web
Discover the rich history of the area at Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, which houses a collection of over 10,000 items relating to the mining industry, which has played an important role in this part of Tasmania for many decades. At this location you see a number of permanent exhibits, narrating the story of heroic mine rescues that have occurred in the area. The site includes a replica of the underground mining environment, which introduces visitors to the cramped and often dangerous spaces accessed by local miners. Hands-on displays entertain and educate visitors of all ages, with lots of buttons to push, handles to pull, and tunnels to crawl into. Plan your visit to Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Beaconsfield itinerary planner.
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  • enjoyed our time looking and the interaction stuff to do here. Spent time looking at the whole muesum. 
  • We were staying in Launceston and realised Beaconsfield is only 40mins away by car. Remembering the unfortunate event in 2006, we put this on our agenda of something to do in Launceston. It was defini...  read more »
  • First off a big thanks to the staff who explained the museum map to us slowly - my husband speaks English as a second language and he really appreciated it :-) Museum is really hands on, so great for ...  read more »
  • This is much bigger than first expected. A huge amount of information to soak in...... try the farther machine just inside the museum... you'll find it
  • Was really interesting well worth the money and get the 3 parks pass
  • Great experience, interesting machines, good view from up the shaft Liked the old telephones, very cool, learned so much more about 2006 disaster and great gift shop Recommended for people who like machines and mechanical things Admission is a good price
  • Great experience. Learn about the history of the town & its mining heritage. Excellent place to visit. Thoroughly enjoyed it. Definitely worth a visit.
  • Very interesting museum, well worth the visit.
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