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BEST $15 per adult I've spent

This was my second visit the the Beaconsfield mine and my wife's first. I enjoyed this visit as... read more

Reviewed 12 February 2018
Well worth it

Our second visit here and still found plenty to look at. Loved all the hands on displays and info... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2018
Don N
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Come and play with the history of Beaconsfield and the Tamar Valley, explore the mine rescue display and discover for yourself a replica underground mining environment. Hands-on displays will entertain you with buttons to push, leavers to pull...more
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West St, Beaconsfield, Tasmania 7270, Australia
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Reviewed 12 February 2018

This was my second visit the the Beaconsfield mine and my wife's first. I enjoyed this visit as much as my first some years ago and my wife absolutely loved it. There is heaps of information on hand explaining the mines history from the beginning...More

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Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

Our second visit here and still found plenty to look at. Loved all the hands on displays and info. Well worth the time spent. Great experience not only for the mine rescue story but history as well. Top marks

Thank Don N
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

we were looking forward to see this . and so very pleased we did. very interesting and very interactive. it just kept going and going, very moving looking at the mine site. history of beaconsfield well displayed. good gift shop too. thanks.

Thank Christine A
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

We found this attraction very interesting and a few surprises with hands-on interactive things for the kids to do while we did the ‘boring’ reading and listening. Self guided tour but lots of old antiques to see. Spent about 1-1.5 hours here and very glad...More

Thank Allukeadventures
Reviewed 31 January 2018

This place wasn't too bad for a look. I enjoyed the display about how they rescued those miners that got trapped years ago. The rest was pretty boring.I was however disappointed at the lack of information displayed, all they had was QR codes on the...More

Thank Mildygal1
Reviewed 27 January 2018

Finish your visit to Beauty Point in Launceston with a visit to the third gem in the Three Venues Pass, the Beaconsfield Mine Museum. A lot of effort has gone into preserving the mine and it was a real eye opener into the harsh conditions...More

Thank Cadbury29
Reviewed 23 January 2018

Visited the Beaconsfield Mine and Heritage Centre with three grandchildren and their parents. The exhibits kept us all engrossed for several hours and was especially good for the children with so many hand-on activities to try. All three caught gold-fever panning for gold and were...More

Thank Glynis C
Reviewed 23 January 2018

My daughter,14 years old, was a bit disappointed when I arranged this visit, stating she was not interested in old mines. I was happy to see her become more animated throughout the visit and enjoying the old telephone systems, apple packing machinery, the information about...More

Thank lucifer2015
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Wonderful experience and very informative. The museum was well designed with great interactive activities. Really gave you a true insight into the hardships the minets snd families experienced. The Mine disaster involing the 2 men was very well presented and subtle not overtaking the full...More

Thank Sandra H
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Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

Kids had fun searching for the animals in their activity sheet, and learned about the history of the collapsed mine and those affected. Staff are very friendly.

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Von S
20 May 2016|
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Response from tamarvalleyTasmania | Property representative |
Hi. Tours of the Heritage Centre are self guided, we give you a map and a basic explanation and send you off to explore for yourself. Unfortunately there is no underground experience (for a variety of reasons) but there is... More