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Burra Mine Site

Free

Overview

Enjoy a self-drive tour or walk through the Burra Mine Site, a Nationally Listed Heritage Area. The open-air museum contains remains of the mining operations, recreating the exciting atmosphere of the monster mine.

Entrance to the Burra Mine Site is included in the Burra Heritage Passport, available from the Burra and Goyder Visitor Information Centre, 2 Market Square, Burra.

Copper ore was discovered at Burra in 1845 and by 1850 Burra was the largest metal mine in Australia, employing 1,000 men and boys.

Price

Free
Entrance to mine site included in Burra Heritage Passport tour price

Features

  • Entity Facility

    Carpark
    Coach Parking
    Public Toilet

  • Access With Assistance for the Disabled

    Disabled access available, contact operator for details

  • Accreditation

    Australian Tourism Accreditation Program
    Museums Australia
    National Trust

  • Activities

    Walk

  • Membership

    Museums Australia
    Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation
    Visitor Information Centre