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Western Australian Museum - Kalgoorlie

17 Hannan St, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Western Australia 6430, Australia
+61 8 9021 8533
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This museum is a "must see" in Kalgoorlie, and offers very interesting displays with loads of... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Perth, Australia
Golden History

A very interesting and well thought out museum covering the history of Kalgoorlie and surrounds... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Perth, Australia
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17 Hannan St, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Western Australia 6430, Australia
+61 8 9021 8533
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This museum is a "must see" in Kalgoorlie, and offers very interesting displays with loads of information.

Thank ValerieDot7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very interesting and well thought out museum covering the history of Kalgoorlie and surrounds. Entrance is free but a donation is encouraged. The gold vault in the basement is very informative and the outbuildings are well displayed and interesting. The several levels in the...More

1  Thank oztravellersx2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We always enjoy any WA Museum we visit and the one in Kalgoorlie was no exception. The Museum is co-located with a purpose built building and an historic hotel and is superbly located at the top of Hannan Street. With the focus on local history...More

1  Thank Shari J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a very quick look around the museum before joining the free tour at 10.30. I'm so glad that we went on the tour because the guide told some very interesting stories about the exhibits. He was very knowledgeable and being a Kalgoorlie boy,...More

1  Thank Karen B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did not know what to expect in the museum but was delighted to find it all very interesting, although quite compact the history of Kalgoorlie and the area was displayed very well and informative in the information it provided. We went up to the...More

1  Thank HappyTravellersPerth
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum predominently covers the WA gold rush period and the effect it had on the people the towns and the landscape . A lot of interesting info on gold and how it has been mined in the area too and having visited after doing...More

Thank ewanp992
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A nice little museum. A great view from the top. A lovely gift shop with lots of nice souvenirs to buy. Lots of areas to sit with a drink or picnic.

1  Thank The4Gilberts
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You could spend quite a few hours at this fabulous museum. Lots of interesting history, photos and buildings from a bye gone era. We loved the roof top views of Kalgoorlie. There is a gift shop. Staff are friendly. Closed at 3pm on Sunday.

Thank Ingrid A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very well organised museum with well set out and informative displays. While the main theme is gold, there are also many displays about general life in the gold mining region. The icing on the cake is to ride the elevator to the...More

Thank LindsayMann
Reviewed April 22, 2017

This museum gives a fantastic overview of the history of the area. There are various areas that you go through to get the picture of how life was during the early years of the gold rush. The vault is fantastic and the viewing platform gives...More

Thank Mr. Mario C
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Approximately how many visitors do you have annually?
February 28, 2017|
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Response from Carramar1 | Reviewed this property |
Likewise to all the above. The best way to find out is phone the museum on 1300 134 081.