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Comet Gold Mine & Tourist Centre

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Interesting history

Nice place with a lot if history about Marble Bar. Very interesting for kids. Does not take much... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2018
Brisbane, Australia
via mobile
Museum is open but not the mine.

Comet Gold Mine has been closed for some time and is never likely to re-open. The site contains a... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2017
Neville B
Tawonga South, Australia
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  • Average14%
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  • Terrible7%
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“museum”(8 reviews)
“gerard”(4 reviews)
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Hillside-Marble Bar Road, Marble Bar, Western Australia 6760, Australia
+61 8 9176 1015
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Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

We drove out to the Comet Gold mine.....the road out wasn't too bad....a lot of old relics laying around. Admission into the museum is $3, and we met our tour guide Gerard who told us the history of the mine and the old timers who...More

Thank elly562018
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Nothing to see, nothing to do, passed its used by date long ago. There really isn't more to say. Marble Bar is an amazing place for its environmental values and well worth a visit but not to the Comet Gold Mine.

Thank Ngaanyatjarra
Reviewed 19 July 2018

The countryside and scenery is great and there is a load of history at this old site about six kilometers off the sealed road. The old museum is interesting and more so the scattered remains of old machinery around the museum building. Worth a look...More

Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Nice place with a lot if history about Marble Bar. Very interesting for kids. Does not take much time and gold coin donation is required. They sell several gemstones.

Thank Ardlfo
Reviewed 11 February 2018

the tour guide was very informative and the museum pieces scattered around brought back many memories, beautiful countryside.

Thank greeney18
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Well worth the drive from town. Friendly and welcoming. The 'tour' is given from the museum as the mine is no longer open to the public.

Thank Willhamm
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Comet Gold Mine has been closed for some time and is never likely to re-open. The site contains a complete mining operation from underground tunnels, crushing plant, processing plant including cyanide tanks but is all out of bounds. However the museum on site run by...More

Thank Neville B
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Call in and see Gerard who will show you around the museum. He is very informative about the different rocks and jewellery on show.

Thank Russell-Joy C
Reviewed 15 October 2016

I am really gald we drove out to this attraction. Gerard was brilliant and bring the place alive and I loved sitting out that back as he told us all about the history and pother mining facts.

Thank NeilR74
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We spent a morning there and had a great time. Really educational and yet still interesting. Must see if you are in the area.

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