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Burra Landmarks and Buildings



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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Market Square Museum
Burra
If you want to have a look at Burra's heritage you should include a visit to the Market Square Museum, Burra's first museum, opened by the National Trust in 1966.
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Miners Dugouts
Burra
In 1851, up to 2,000 miners and their families lived in these dugouts along the riverbed. Floods drove many people out into the homes built by the mining companies.
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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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Redruth Gaol
Burra
1856 gaol, used in the South Australian Film Corporation film, "Breaker Morant".
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Police Lockup And Stables
Burra
Built in 1847, pre-dating Redruth Gaol, this fine complex consists of police station, stables, lockup and police residence.
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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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Unicorn Brewery Cellars
Burra
The Unicorn Brewery was built in 1873 and consisted of a tall malting tower, offices, cooper's workshop, steam engine and boiler to operate the pumps, and manager's residence.
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