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Puponga Coal mine exhibition

Wednesday 22nd November 2017-Monday 30th April 2018

Joseph Taylor and James Walker apply for a coal mining lease over 100 acres at Puponga. Taylor was a mining engineer and stipendiary lay reader and Walker was the ex-manager of the Ferntown Coal mine....

Enter our replica coal mine entrance, and learn what it was like to be a coal miner in the early 1900s in Golden Bay.

Family Friendly Free


November 22–30, 2017
December 1–31, 2017
January 1–31
February 1–28
March 1–31
April 1–30


10.00am -4.00pm


73 Commercial Street

Tickets, Bookings and Entry


Ph. 035256268

Additional Info

Official Website