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Coalfields Museum and Historical Research Centre

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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What a gem!

This museum has so much history about the Collie area that it should go on everyones "Must See... read more

Reviewed October 4, 2018
Like the Tardis

The small entry building of the Coalfields Museum is like the Tardis, bigger on the inside - and a... read more

Reviewed July 16, 2018
Collie, Australia
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The Coalfields Museum aims to enhance the appreciation and understanding of Collie’s history and heritage among residents, visitors, business and civic leaders. The Coalfields Museum provides a platform towards this broad task through providing...more
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161 Throssell St, Collie, Western Australia 6225, Australia
+61 8 9734 1852
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Reviewed October 4, 2018

This museum has so much history about the Collie area that it should go on everyones "Must See" list. The volunteers there have worked tirelessly, and continue to do so, in ensuring that everyone's experience is one not to be forgotten.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed July 16, 2018

The small entry building of the Coalfields Museum is like the Tardis, bigger on the inside - and a true time travel experience. A hard working team of volunteers is constantly improving the extensive displays of early mining days, social history, railways and timber. Great...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

What a surprise going into the museum, there's so much information on Early Settlers, Mining, logging Australian Forces & much more. Several hrs of enjoyment

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed January 3, 2018

This museum is a work in progress, congratulations to the volunteers who are continually updating and make their museum a place worthy of visiting.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed February 17, 2016 via mobile

We called as part out tour visting the old cycling velodrome first then this museum which is rich in local history stuff loads old intersting things and lots to do with mining a worth a visit place

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank Alan D
Reviewed February 9, 2016

This place is a monument to the dedication of its foundation members, Stan Cull in particular, and those who continue to cherish the memory of a rich and vital part of WAs history. It is a living history and has great examples of everyday life...More

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank Lin R
Reviewed December 31, 2015

full of old world charm, lots of interesting bits and bobs to see, friendly staff, wonderful old relics of yesteryear, a trip to memory lane for sure :)

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank Helen T
Reviewed June 30, 2015

This little museum looks pretty ordinary from the front door, but once that door opens the endless amount of treasures to explore inside and outside are just amazing.

Date of experience: January 2015
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Reviewed May 19, 2015

The old Road Board building is lovely....and from the outside it gives no hint to the treasures stored within this amazing collection! This museum is incredible, it just goes on and on and you really need hours to see what is here. I love the...More

Date of experience: March 2015
1  Thank InTheBush67
Reviewed October 14, 2014

The Museum is a real surprise once you enter the front door. From the outside we thought it would be a quick look but once inside the displays were really interesting. Each room was another discovery. for the money we thought it was a bargain....More

Date of experience: October 2014
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