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About Millwood Goldmine Museum

The fascinating Materolli Museum depicts the Millwood Goldfield Gold Rush of 1876. Situated nearby is the Old Millwood Mining Village, today a ghost town.

Visit the poignant site of the graveyard with storyboard about the histories and tales of some of the people buried there. See the Bendigo restored mining equipment or even go on a guided tour of the main Bendigo Mine – the shafts are to 30 metres underground!

Visitors can also learn more about the Knysna Forest, woodcutters, indigenous flora and the elusive forest elephants. Enjoy freshly baked treats at the tea garden next door. Steeped in the mystical glow of history, this is a very worthwhile outing.

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Directions to Millwood Goldmine Museum

From the N2 between Knysna and Sedgefield, take the Rheenendal turnoff and drive for 11.5 km. After the petrol station, turn right at the Goldfields / Millwood sign, go through the SANParks gate.
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Millwood Goldmine Museum is 9.6km from the centre of Rheenendal , the nearest airport 69.4km (George Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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