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The Miner's Cottage, Charters Towers
(4/5 based on 65 reviews on the web)
This is no ordinary museum! The cottage specializes in "hands-on" activities and has several experienced local characters to guide you through the restored dwelling. Popular with school groups and overseas visitors, the cottage has been operating in the "towers" for over 19 years. Real country hospitality, real alluvial gold to be found.
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TripAdvisor
  • This was so worth it! Affordable, interesting and lots to look at. So much history collected in one place. My girls learned to pan for gold by the owner who is a wonderful character and personalises t...  more »
  • We loved it. wealth of information. friendly atmosphere. recommend trying your luck panning for gold. Must see 
  • Check with the information centre to find out if the miners cottage is open as it is often open even if the trip advisor times indicate it is closed. Alan is fantastic with the kids. Make sure you pan...  more »
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  • Great fun for the kids. I took my boys there and they loved panning for gold - they even scored a couple of gold flecks. Tony was great with the kids they loved his tales of years gone by, and especially his accordion rendition of twinkle twinkle.