Battery Hill Mining Centre, Tennant Creek

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Battery Hill Mining & Visitor Centre overlooks the town and surrounding countryside. This fascinating site is where you will find the No.3 Govt gold stamp battery, and a showcase of the life and times of Tennant Creek during the gold rush of the 1930's. Take a tour through and relive the mining conditions, and sample life in a time that shaped Tennant Creek into the town it is today.

- Underground mine tours

- Historic stamp battery tours

- View the extensive McLaughlin Mineral Collection

- Social History Museum which primarily focuses on the early mining days of the 1930, 40's and 50's

- Noodling

- Souvenirs

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  • We arrived at 9:20am in time to join the underground mining tour with Bob. It was a great way to see the working and the information provided was fantastic. We then wandered up the hill and had a look...  more »
  • Great place to stop and look at what happened in the area and the suggestions for driving around were excellent. Thanks,.  more »
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  • Amazing tour with Nigel, it was so much fun and very interesting! He keeps you listening by telling the story in a lively way, thanks for that
  • Well wroth the stop in if you enjoy local history...... the 3 little museums are awesome and really well done. Thank you for the time put in to all 3 of them by the locals.

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