Burra Mine Site

Agri, Mining and Industry

Enjoy a self-drive tour or walk through the Burra Mine Site, a Nationally Listed Heritage Area. The open-air museum contains remains of the mining operations, recreating the exciting atmosphere of the monster mine.

Entrance to the Burra Mine Site is included in the Burra Heritage Passport, available from the Burra and Goyder Visitor Information Centre, 2 Market Square, Burra.

Copper ore was discovered at Burra in 1845 and by 1850 Burra was the largest metal mine in Australia, employing 1,000 men and boys.

Due to current health advice on social distancing, please contact the business for the most up to date information regarding opening times and services.


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Disabled Assistance

Disabled access available


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Entrance to mine site included in Burra Heritage Passport tour price

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