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Education at State Coal Mine

The State Coal Mine offers a journey back in time to discover what life working in a coal mine was like in the 1900s. Venture underground through the dark network of tunnels to learn how Victoria’s hard working men extracted the black gold.

Students can explore a range of topics and activities related to their studies including the history of coal, the union movement, life in a mining community, the development of technology for mining, and energy use and demand.

For detailed information on State Coal Mine education programs please view:

State Coal Mine Education Program Guide

State Coal Mine AusVELS Curriculum Links

Teaching Resources

State Coal Mine Teachers Kit

Book a guided tour

Contact the State Coal Mine on 03 5672 3053 or email

For general information, contact the Parks Victoria Information Centre on 13 1963.