Umoona Opal Mine And Museum

Lot 14 Hutchison Street
Coober Pedy, South Australia, 5723

About Umoona Opal Mine And Museum

Visit Umoona Opal Mine and Museum, Coober Pedy’s largest underground and award winning tourism attraction.

Take a walk through the museum where you will find information on Aboriginal and European settlement in the area. Step back into Australia’s ancient past when Coober Pedy was an inland sea and view fossils of the creatures that lived in its waters.

Experience one of their daily guided tours with our knowledgeable staff. Begin with their 20 minute multi-award winning documentary ” The Story Of The Opal” in the underground theatre. Afterward, explore an old and modern underground home before heading down into our original opal mine, displaying a genuine seam of Opal. Learn all about the town’s unique lifestyle and what has made the “The Opal Capital of the World.”

After the tour, help yourself to complimentary tea or coffee while browsing their opal and gift shop. With one of Coober Pedy’s largest opal displays showcasing all the different types of Australian opal, ranging from souvenirs to fine jewellry, specimens, and unset cut stones. Please refer to our website for tour times and costs.

Pricing and touring options for tour groups/companies are available on request via email with select multilingual options.

All of their jewellery and unset cut stones come with an international certificate of authenticity and a 12 month warranty.


from $ 15 up to $ 15

Our museum, fossil displays, and opal shop are free to enter and view. Only our daily guided tours are paid, with select family packs available. Pricing is per person. Please refer to our website for all information regarding pricing and tour times.


  • Carpark
  • Coach Parking
  • Family Friendly
  • Gallery / Museum
  • Interpretive Centre
  • Lookouts
  • Non-Smoking
  • Public Toilet
  • Shop / Gift Shop


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Where to find Umoona Opal Mine And Museum

Lot 14 Hutchison Street
Coober Pedy, South Australia, 5723