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Rutherglan Gold Battery

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Worth a quick visit

If you are in the area and have even a fleeting interest in the history of gold mining in the... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2018
L S
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Melbourne, Australia
You won't see these everywhere

This weekend, they had the Rutherglen gold battery open and the machinery actually running. There... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
NOEL M
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 Oct 2018
“Worth a quick visit”
27 Aug 2018
“You won't see these everywhere”
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Battery Lane, Rutherglen, Victoria 3685, Australia
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Reviewed 5 October 2018

If you are in the area and have even a fleeting interest in the history of gold mining in the region, then this is worth a visit. See the tourist information in Rutherglen for access details, then pop in for an informative audio-visual display.

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Reviewed 27 August 2018

This weekend, they had the Rutherglen gold battery open and the machinery actually running. There are not many of these crusher, processor machines in such fine working order in Australia these days, so this one is well worth seeing. The entire precinct, with descriptive signage,...More

Thank NOEL M
Reviewed 30 December 2017

The access card available from the Rutherglen Visitor Information Centre. The Battery was established in the early 1900’s by the government to crush & pulverize rock to extract gold. Overtime it had up to 5 batteries, they catered for all sized mines, from the large...More

Thank Ray F
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