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Hannans North Tourist Mine

Open today: 09:00 - 16:00
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Interesting day out

We had a fun time here. It was very hot so gave us a feel of the hardships the early prospectors... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Catriona T
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Bristol, United Kingdom
Atmospheric and real

We stopped off and were impressed with the amazing staff and the chance to experience the reality... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sue B
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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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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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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Miners Hall of Fame 130 Goldfields Hwy | Goldfields-Esperance Region, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Western Australia 6430, Australia
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+61 8 9022 1664
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All reviews gold panning pan for gold chinese garden gold pour mining history paddy hannan super pit well worth a visit hall of fame self guided tour different areas sovereign hill great gift shop mining truck living conditions few hours couple of hours
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Reviewed 3 days ago

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.

Thank Catriona T
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank KaiChoo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Thomas L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So very interesting, especially as we have worked at a gold and copper mine, and great great uncle worked as a pioneer here 1896

Thank Krisherron
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Liked seeing all the old buildings, was great to be able to walk around at our own pace. Saw the “gold pour”and the kids panned for gold and did the treasure hunt.. It was very busy!

Thank BeePee235
Reviewed 1 October 2018

We enjoyed our visit to the tourist mine. There are lots of old buildings with different themes. I discovered I am not patient enough to pan for gold, but saw others find some gold while we were there! I particularly enjoyed climbing on the truck...More

Thank BussoJo
Reviewed 22 September 2018

It's no Disneyland and possibly underwhelming in our digital world, but I learned a bit about both history and modern mining. Would recommend if passing through Kal. Takes 1.5 hrs.More

Thank AnalyticalTourist
HannansNorth-Kal1, Manager at Hannans North Tourist Mine, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

Hi Analytical Tourist, thank you for your review of Hannans North Tourist Mine. We have tried to keep our museum more hands on than digital in keeping with the old world. You really get the feel of how difficult it must have been to live...More

Reviewed 10 September 2018

Well set out museum related to the workings of Kalgoorlie. Great for families, easy to walk around. The equipment including the haul pacs / trucks on display and survival emergency pod where you could climb on board and experience the operations. The stories from the...More

Thank Cathy S
HannansNorth-Kal1, Manager at Hannans North Tourist Mine, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

Hi Cathy S, 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 pride ourselves on customer service and are very happy to be acknowledged for it. We...More

Reviewed 7 September 2018

Went to this historic location and thoroughly enjoyed the displays. Well worh a visit. The large minng trucks are especially impressive. Likewise the annimated Paddy Hannan is a really interesting.A little spooky!

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HannansNorth-Kal1, Manager at Hannans North Tourist Mine, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

Hi Mr_G58LSL, thank you for your review of Hannans North Tourist Mine. We hope to have our loader opened soon for our visitors to climb onboard as well as the haul truck. We hope to see you again one day

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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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Littlefarm
9 August 2015|
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No this is an open cut area
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