Tennant Creek Gold Stamp Battery Museum and Mining Hall of Fame

Mining in the Tennant Creek region, historical text and photos, statues of two prospectors, interactive displays, rock collections and original assay equipment and scales. Gold Stamp Battery original and still working ten stamp battery gold are crushing plant, operates daily for tours. Other mining machinery in underground mine. Tours are conducted daily at 11.00am. Ghost Tour at night. Historic buildings and machinery are scattered around the site.

Address: 
Peko Road, Tennant Creek, NT
Tel: 
0889621281
Hours: 
9:30 to 11:00 and 5:00 to 6:30 daily and the Battery Hill Regional Centre is open Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm and Saturday 9am to 12 noon.
Admission: 
Donation or part of guided tour
Facilities: 
Wheelchair access, guided tours
Collection: 
Three rooms, 200 items
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Items

Joe Kacsinsky and Jack Noble

Early Prospector / Miners of Tennant Creek Region

Creator:
Bardius Goldberg - Sculptor
Description:
Statues in concrete, life size

Scales

Balance scales

Description:
Original balance scales used for weighing gold bullion at the government battery

Photographs - Black and White

Creator:
NT Museums and art Galleries Copied from Tuxworth Fullwood Collection
Description:
Historical mining photos of Tennant Creek region
Date:
1930 - 1960

Photographs - Coloured

Creator:
NT Department of Mines and Energy copied from Private Collection K. Herzog
Description:
Coloured photos of mines and mining Tennant Creek region
Date:
1950 - 1980