Burra Mine Site

Enjoy a self-drive tour or walk through the Burra Mine Site, a South Australian State 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 Visitor Information Centre, 2 Market Square, Burra (open seven days per week and public holidays 9am to 5pm, closed Christmas Day).

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.

Contact Details

Burra Mine Site
Township of Burra
South Australia 5417

Toll Free Number
+61 1300 775 540

+61 (08) 8892 2154

+61 (08) 8892 2555

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  • Burra Mine Museum, Burra, Clare Valley, South Australia
  • Burra Mine Museum, Burra, Clare Valley, South Australia



  • Adult - $25.00
  • Child - $0.00

Opening times

  • Mon9am to 5pm
  • Tue9am to 5pm
  • Wed9am to 5pm
  • Thu9am to 5pm
  • Fri9am to 5pm
  • Sat10am to 4pm
  • Sun10am to 4pm


  • Car park
  • Coach Parking
  • Public Toilet
  • Viewing Platform


  • Self-Guided
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