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Greenbushes Discovery Centre

38 Blackwood Rd, Greenbushes, Western Australia 6254, Australia
+61 8 9764 3883
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Excellent and very informative !

The first time we arrived here unplanned was a public holiday, so it was closed. Undettered, we... read more

Reviewed 12 February 2018
Doug W
,
Perth, Australia
via mobile
Great Presentation

Worth every bit of the $5 entry fee. Hit pot luck turning up on a Wednesday - open 3 days per week... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2018
Trevor G
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Perth, Australia
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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38 Blackwood Rd, Greenbushes, Western Australia 6254, Australia
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+61 8 9764 3883
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Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

The first time we arrived here unplanned was a public holiday, so it was closed. Undettered, we returned the following day, after hearing great reports. This proved a wise decision indeed. About the first to arrive along with our friends, the entry fee of $5...More

Thank Doug W
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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Worth every bit of the $5 entry fee. Hit pot luck turning up on a Wednesday - open 3 days per week. Interactiveness of the presentations are stunning - lots of video and surprises on Mining - timber - farming and more on display. Worth...More

Thank Trevor G
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Reviewed 18 April 2017

The outside of the Greenbushes Discovery Centre doesn't give any indication of what special effects await your visit. The Greenbushes region is well displayed with exhibits covering mining, milling, timber, agriculture, nature and community. This is done with some brilliant innovative multi media which will...More

Thank Helen G
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Reviewed 22 February 2017

thiscentreprovides extensive information on the Mining and forestry industries in the area. It also identifies wildlife and trees in the area.This town produces 80% of the world's lithium and some other materials for computers. The simulated mining experience is great for all ages.

Thank Callie A
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

Greenbushes. small main highway. It's easy to miss, but every traveller should take the time to call in. And what better way to find out about this fascinating area than to visit the Greenbushes Discovery Centre. From comprehensive and up to date information to a...More

Thank DamienJam06
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

Rely worth a visit. The mining tunnel experience and the timber processing audio visuals were excellent

Thank Peter T
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Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

The Discovery Centre is well worth a visit if open. Full of information on local mining and the timber industry. Allow about one hour to have a good look around. This is an interactive display which adults and kids will love

Thank Angie_travel888
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Reviewed 11 March 2016

The discovery centre is a hands on and interactive visit. We spent two hours of exciting informative education discovering the history and growth of the mining and timber industry. We were intrigued and could also identify some of the identities of the area. This is...More

Thank Barry T
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Reviewed 25 January 2016 via mobile

A great place to visit and learn, become hands on about the mining industry of Greenbushes. Volunteers are friendly and helpful making the visit fun.

Thank Joya V
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Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

Completely unexpected this is. Really well done mining and timber museum. Our young kids loved it but this is also appropriate for teenagers and adults. Very well done interactive exhibit, underground mine experience with special effects. Best of all the staff working there is very...More

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