Metal detector

Equipment
Gold seekers

Prospecting or looking for gold or precious metals can be a full time pursuit. Many people in the region own metal detectors, which are waved over the ground in the hope of hearing the illusive ‘beep’ that will indicate a valuable find. Unfortunately, metal detectors also detect tin cans and rusty old nails!

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Mt Magnet Mining and Pastoral Museum

A large museum for a small town

The Mt. Magnet Mining and Pastoral Museum celebrates its mining and pastoral history over several buildings. The sheer scale of the restored Hill 50 Winder in one of the sheds is impressive, whilst...

Address:

Hepburn St
Mt Magnet WA 6638
Australia

Open Hours
7 days 9am - 4pm

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