Mine sights in South Australia
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The Umoona Opal Mine & Museum is a large complex right in the centre of town, with informative tours of the mine and displays of Aboriginal mythology and traditions, as well as exhibitions on the early mining days.
At the Bon Accord Complex, a Scottish mining enterprise found underground water instead of copper. Not to be deterred, the canny Scots sold the site to the town, and the property supplied Burra's water until 1966. The site is now an interpretive centre.