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Tragic NZ history

Should be taught in schools - poignant and tragic - all nzers should know. Well worth the visit... read more

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erinc742
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Greymouth, New Zealand
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Good to know about the mining history

Got to know about the mining accident of this place. Free entrance to this place. Good to drop by... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
264gweny
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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed today via mobile

Should be taught in schools - poignant and tragic - all nzers should know. Well worth the visit - easy walking

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank erinc742
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Got to know about the mining accident of this place. Free entrance to this place. Good to drop by and learn some info of the history of mining.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 264gweny
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The historical site interesting to learn golding mining history around lake Brunner area, very well protected and exhibited. The walking track close by is fantastic with easy hill track with creek water running down and various plants especially the ferns.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank hpyu_nz
Reviewed 7 November 2018

This is a very informative and interesting walk. It takes about one hour. There are a few slopes to walk up - they are gravelled but probably not suitable for wheelchair although three quarters of it would be suitable. Follow the numbers so you do...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 2012kim
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

This is a must see for anyone visiting Greymouth New Zealand. Just outside of town with pretty views and plenty mining stories and facts from the area. Cross over the bridge for some 100+ year old buildings and facts and figures.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 371kevenk
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

Called here after leaving Grrymouth. Lots of information boards tell you the awful tale of the mine and how this is the site of New Zealand's worst tragedy. Really interesting place to visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JohnK269
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

If visiting or staying in Greymouth the Brunner Mine site is well worth a visit. There is plenty of parking and the visit is free. We enjoyed walking around the site and learning more about the mining disaster that took place, although very sad to...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Pete M
Reviewed 2 October 2018

This is a memorial to the 65lives lot in the Brunner Mine disaster in 1896. There are many signs giving the history of the area and the disaster. The walk commences as the car park and goes downhill and crosses the bridge to the remains...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Gill H
Reviewed 16 September 2018

This is such an interesting walk with lots of notice boards with facts about the place, love the bridge, good activity for families

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank bmewhite
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Visited on Saturday 12th May. It is well worth driving out to the Brunner Mine site at Taylorville. There is plenty still there to see with display boards giving a detailed history of the site. And it free to see.

Date of experience: May 2018
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