The Albert Kersten Mining and Minerals Museum is open Monday 9am-2pm and Tuesday to Saturday 9am - 12pm
Find out for yourself how the magic of metallurgy makes mineral processing possible. Explore the history of our planet in the Time Line Room
At the Albert Kersten Mining and Minerals Museum you explore all aspects of Broken Hill's unique geology, as well as the earth sciences of mineralogy and metallurgy. We show you the impact these sciences have had in Australia.
Our displays bring to like the story of Broken Hill's geology, from its formation eons ago to its transformation into a mining an industrial centre of significance, not only to Australia but to the world.
In the spirit of Broken Hill, the Albert Kersten Mining and Minerals Museum is not a static collection of rocks but a dynamic and active interpretive centre. There are plenty of hands-on exhibits, lots of stuff to touch and feel, there is light, sound and movement.