Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, Beaconsfield

(4.6/5 based on 400+ 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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  • One of the best museums we have seen. Very interactive and shows it all from the past till now. Highly recommend 
  • We thoroughly enjoyed this museum and would highly recommend it to others. The information centre was largely staffed by volunteers who were welcoming and knowledgeable. Our 12 & 14 year old kids enjo...  more »
  • This was a good mix of the history and information of the mine and the development of the Beaconsfield area. It had lots of displays of the everyday things people would do and use in the past with lot...  more »
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  • 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
  • Nice interactive museum. Definitely worth the visit.
  • 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.