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Bon Accord Mine Complex
Burra
The Bon Accord Mine Complex is owned and administered by the National Trust, Burra, and is concerned with preserving, studying and exhibiting items that help in illustrating and explaining the story of the Burra area.
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Categories: Galleries, Museums and Collections; Historical Sites and Heritage Locations; Landmarks and Buildings; Mining and Industry;
Burra Mine Site
Burra
Enjoy a self-drive tour or walk through the Burra Mine Site, a South Australian State heritage area. The open-air museum contains remains of the mining operations, recreating the exciting atmosphere of the monster mine.
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Categories: Galleries, Museums and Collections; Historical Sites and Heritage Locations; Mining and Industry;
Mintaro Slate Quarries
Mintaro
Slate has been quarried in Mintaro since the mid 1860s and was extensively used in the old colonial homes and public buildings of Mintaro.
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Morphetts Enginehouse Museum
Burra
At Morphetts Enginehouse Museum visitors will see the only known reconstructed Cornish enginehouse in the world. A guide will explain the workings of the engine and pump system used to de-water the mine. Visitors are encouraged to examine the three-storey building and information displayed. Outside visitors may walk through an underground adit and view the mineshaft. Original pumping equipment along with the remains of several mine buildings are on display. An unforgettable experience.
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Categories: Galleries, Museums and Collections; Historical Sites and Heritage Locations; Landmarks and Buildings; Mining and Industry;
Powder Magazine
Burra
The Powder Magazine was erected in 1847 and is the oldest remaining mine building in Australia. It stored gunpowder used in blasting at the mine.
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