Radium Hill Heritage Museum

Located at the Steamtown Heritage Rail Centre. take the time to marvel at the evolution of Radium Hill, Australia’s first uranium mine, as you explore its history from its birth in 1906, life until 1961, and now its legacies. View details of the Sir Douglas Mawson’s involvement, from his naming of the site Radium and the uranium bearing ore, Davidite. Be fascinated by the various social and sporting activities that held the isolated, multi-cultural town, containing 37 different nationalities together, through exhibiting a tight-knit community spirit.