Miners Heritage Walk-In Mine

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Location: Rubyvale. 1.5 km from Rubyvale, west of Emerald.
Open: All year daily 9-17. Closed Christmas Day and Boxing Day. [2004]
Fee: Adults AUD 8, Children (13-17) AUD 5, Children (6-12) AUD 3. [2004]
Classification: sapphire mine
Light: LightIncandescent Electric Light System
Guided tours: D=30 min.
Address: Miners Heritage Walk In Mine, Heritage Road, Rubyvale, Queensland 4702, Tel: +61-7-4985-4444, Fax: +61-7-4985-4571. E-mail: contact
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1875 gem field mining started.


Miners Heritage Walk In Mine, Australia's largest underground walk-in sapphire mine, offers underground tours and an underground gem shop.