Smelts Paddock

Originally two smelting houses were in operation on the Smelts Paddock site, with over 1,000 men working to convert the ore from the Monster mine into precious copper metal, which was in great demand across the developing world.

Listen to Johnny Green describe the activities at Smelts Paddock, as you wander the ruins of what was once a thriving smelter.
Keep your ears open as Johnny will reveal an answer to one of our Scavenger Hunt questions as the speaks.

If you don't have a pass-code or key to access Smelts Paddock, please visit the Burra Visitor Centre on Market Square purchase the Burra Heritage Passport.

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