Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre

Attractions Local History, Mining

West St, Beaconsfield, TAS 7270


The Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre is located in Beaconsfield, Tasmania.It was formed in 1972 after discussions were held as to forming a district museum and was opened in 1984.

The West Tamar Historical committee was formed and between 1972-1981 the committee collected historical material and raised money. In 1982 the Grubb Shaft engine house ruins became available to the West Tamar Historical Committee. The committee began the process of developing the ruins into a tourist attraction to house and preserve the rich history of the area.. In 1984 the Grubb Shaft Gold and Heritage Museum officially opened. In 1999 the West Tamar Historical Committee handed the management of the museum to the West Tamar Council.

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Museums: Local History, Mining

Open Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday


West St, Beaconsfield, TAS 7270

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