Great Artesian Basin Interpretive Centre

Galleries, Museums and Collections

The Great Artesian Basin Interpretive Centre is one of the Miles Historical Village Museum’s key attractions, a modern and contemporary display telling stories of our Ancient Guardians and their connection to the land; the formation of the Artesian Basin- its geology and the life that it provides our region from Agriculture through to Industry (Mining, Energy and Coal Seam Gas); Early Pioneering- the challenges and finding of groundwater; as well as exploring Environmental Change.

These stories are shared using a variety of methods from; objects and collection items; large Graphic Text/Image Panels through to Videography in the modern mini theatrette.

This attraction is part of the Miles Historical Village Museum.


Carpark Enquiry Desk Family Friendly Gallery / Museum Interpretive Centre Non Smoking Pet Friendly Picnic Area Public Toilet Shop / Gift Shop

Internet Access

Free Wifi

Disabled Assistance

Disabled access available


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From AU$17.00

Concession card holders – $17;
Adults -$20;
Family (2 adults & school-age children) – $50;
School Students – $10;
Students Under 5: -Free

Entry fee allows access to the Miles Historical Village Museum including the Great Artesian Basin Display.

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