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Old Timers Mine

Crowders Gully Road, Coober Pedy, South Australia 5723, Australia
+61 8 8672 5555
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Coober Pedy Old Timers Mine Self-Guided Tour
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Crowders Gully Road, Coober Pedy, South Australia 5723, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

We had a lovely visit here this is self guided tour of the mine with a very information filled guide there is also a house set up so that you can see what it was like to live u underground.staff were very helpful worth a...More

Thank htc51
Reviewed 3 days ago

A great historical record from start to finish, those who discovered the mine, those who worked it, and the family who lived there,

Thank Garry H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It was so much bigger than I expected and well worth the $15 per person. It takes you through the mining section underground, also some history and collections in another layer and also living areas in another section, which I probably found the most interesting....More

1  Thank Blythe W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A friend had recommended coming here and I'm so grateful she did! Rolling into town at 4.15 we only had time for one spot and this was the best place to go. Great self guided mine tour, an underground house, museums and a shop for...More

Thank Jls8_adl
Reviewed 1 week ago

The owner is a great character. Was good to go through a mine. The owner also turned on the blower outside for a demo. Worth a visit.

Thank Andrea M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Take the self tour in the old mine area. What history this tells. Great shopping experience also another must see thing to do in cooberpedy

Thank Deborah C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting place, particularly enjoyed the demonstration of the blower used for mining opal. Lots of information in museum presented in a 1970-80s style. Not a flash presentation, more ramshackle in places but felt it gave a true, non sanitised flavour of mining pre modern era.

Thank squeezing
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great time touring the mine and learning about the golden days of opal mining. Interesting and well put together displays with lots of interesting information provided along the way. Recommended.

Thank dipper666
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was an OK place to visit and quite informative. We enjoyed the part which showed how they lived underground

Thank kiwi572014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The self guided tour allowed all of us to linger at the points of greatest personal interest. The museum was well organised, safe and most interesting. A great way to spend an hour or two.

Thank Dominie N
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