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Hannans North Tourist Mine

Closes in 2 min: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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A Must Do

A great day out, we visited on a hot Sunday, not many other visitors which made it easier to get... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Ocean_Ranger
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Toodyay, Australia
Open air mining museum

A self guided tour through mining memorabilia and equipment but not, so far as we could tell, a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
martinhR3469VX
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Gibraltar
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No visit to Kalgoorlie is complete without a visit to Hannans North Tourist Mine, where you will experience a vibrant mix of gold rush history and modern day mining. During your visit you can climb a giant 793C haul truck, stand in the shovel of a...more
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Miners Hall of Fame 130 Goldfields Hwy | Goldfields-Esperance Region, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Western Australia 6430, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

A great day out, we visited on a hot Sunday, not many other visitors which made it easier to get around and for photo opportunities. Entrance fee is a very reasonable $15 for adults, which to me represented value for money. Ladies on the reception...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A self guided tour through mining memorabilia and equipment but not, so far as we could tell, a tourist mine in that you don’t enter any actual mine which was a disappointment. Good selection of buildings and artefacts with reasonable explanations at each station. Finish...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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HannansNorth-Kal1, Public Relations Manager at Hannans North Tourist Mine, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello MartinhR3469VX, thank you for your recent review. Here at Hannans North Tourist Mine we offer a surface tour of Hannans North Mine which was decommissioned in 1952, so while we aren't an active site you still most definitely did enter an actual mine site...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a fantastic day. So rich in history. Very well presented. Kids had so much fun. There is a stamp activity for them so their attention was occupied which was brilliant for when they got bored. The gold pour demonstration was good. They have...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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HannansNorth-Kal1, Public Relations Manager at Hannans North Tourist Mine, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Crackerz, thank you so much for your recent review of Hannans North Tourist Mine. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit with us, and that the kids loved our adventure trail! We love showcasing the vibrant history of the Goldfields,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is by far a well thought through attraction to show how things were and were done in olden days with all the old tooling and machinery! -Great photography opportunity - Great for the whole family and friends Only a 15min drive. P.s don’t forgot...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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HannansNorth-Kal1, Public Relations Manager at Hannans North Tourist Mine, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello StrayaM8, thank you so much for your recent review of Hannans North Tourist Mine. We love showcasing the vibrant mining history of Kalgoorlie, and are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 30 November 2018

It has to be every kids dream fro 9 to 90 to be able to sit in the drivers seat of a big CAT loader, all 250 plus tonnes of it and wonder at the sheer size of the monster you are now in control...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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HannansNorth-Kal, Public Relations Manager at Hannans North Tourist Mine, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2018

Hello Hilmar Horst D, thank you so much for you review of Hannans North Tourist Mine. We love showcasing the vibrant mining history of Kalgoorlie, and are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit with us! We hope to see you again soon...More

Reviewed 30 November 2018 via mobile

Spent day out lovely day and also was my 2nd time but recommend taking halfday for this museum as theres so much to do and read and the walking involved as well spreads it out well and makes it like a small Kalgoorlie town back...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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HannansNorth-Kal, Public Relations Manager at Hannans North Tourist Mine, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2018

Hello Elanola, thank you for your review of Hannans North Tourist Mine. We love show casing the vibrant history of Kalgoorlie, and are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit with us. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 17 November 2018

We had a fun time here. It was very hot so gave us a feel of the hardships the early prospectors faced. We panned for gold and gemstones.More

Date of experience: October 2018
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HannansNorth-Kal, Public Relations Manager at Hannans North Tourist Mine, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2018

Hello Catriona T, thank you for your recent review of Hannans North Tourist Mine. We are glad that you enjoyed your visit with us. It is definitely an eye opening experience to see the hardships that the early prospectors experienced. We hope to see you...More

Reviewed 10 November 2018

We stopped off and were impressed with the amazing staff and the chance to experience the reality of what it would have been like for those pioneers of goldmining! It was quite chilling to realise how hard it must have been for those men and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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HannansNorth-Kal, Public Relations Manager at Hannans North Tourist Mine, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2018

Hello Sue B, thank you for your review of Hannans North Tourist Mine. We pride ourselves on our customer service and are happy to be acknowledged for it. It is definitely an eye opening experience to see the hardship that the early prospectors would have...More

Reviewed 30 October 2018

Good place to check out if you want to find out about mining in the past. Nice exhibits and worth supporting local business

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank KaiChoo
HannansNorth-Kal, Public Relations Manager at Hannans North Tourist Mine, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2018

Hello KaiChoo, thank you for your review of Hannans North Tourist Mine. We love showcasing the vibrant mining history of Kalgoorlie, and are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit with us. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 28 October 2018

Took some time to have a good look around here. There are some amazing machines you can sit in especially the giant haulpak truck. There is a rescue chamber in case of a cave collapse. As you walk around you see some old buildings the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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HannansNorth-Kal, Guest Relations Manager at Hannans North Tourist Mine, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2018

Hello Thomas L, thank you for your review of Hannans North Tourist Mine. We love showcasing the amazing history of Kalgoorlie's mining industry and so glad you enjoyed it. We hope to see you again soon.

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burky1210
30 September 2017|
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Response from HannansNorth-Kal | Property representative |
We salt the ponds with real gold fines, as Kalgoorlie never had any creeks or rivers, so dry blowing/panning was the only method of finding gold in the goldfields. The panning in our ponds makes it fun and easy for everyone... More
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No this is an open cut area
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