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Northam Heritage Centre - Old Northam Railway Station

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Railway station dating from late 19th century & now an historical display

Completed in 1886 in a pleasing Federation style & an important way wood point to the goldfields... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2018
Darrel J
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Perth, Australia
Very interesting

The old railway station hosts more than just railway memorabilia - there are also items relating to... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2017
Austyannie
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Perth, Australia
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425 Fitzgerald Street, Northam, Western Australia 6401, Australia
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+61 8 9621 1739
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Reviewed 31 March 2018

I did a bit of research about opening days and hours and was beaten by the inconsistencies. The brochure from the town visitors centre had different details from the website and from the hours posted on the centre window. Perhaps with a volunteer organisation you...More

Thank platypus150
Reviewed 13 February 2018

Completed in 1886 in a pleasing Federation style & an important way wood point to the goldfields Now displaying much historical memorabilia

Thank Darrel J
Reviewed 20 November 2017

Belle and Yvonne were informative guides for the prearranged tour for our group of 28 seniors. many of whom were reminded of the past as they walked through the exhibits.

Thank Darrell W
Reviewed 3 September 2017

very pretty, very quaint. but certainly not worth a trip just to see it. situated in the Avon valley which again is pretty & am sure nature lovers would love it, but a heck of a drive & close to one horse towns such as...More

Thank Nadia M
Reviewed 11 June 2017

The old railway station hosts more than just railway memorabilia - there are also items relating to the old Northam Army Base and the VC winner who was born in Northam, Capt H Throssell, and the town of Northam in general. I loved the eclectic...More

Thank Austyannie
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Northam has a long colourful history. Most of the town buildings and houses remain intact which gives the place an atmosphere of nostalgia. The streets are named after the first settlers who are buried in the Northam Cemetery. The Cemetery is maintained by a wonderful...More

Thank noellamorris
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful trip down memory lane. So many things on display that related to my childhood days. Loved it. The Railway Station its self is just fascinating, easily taking you back to the day of a by gone era. Then all the extra displays...More

Thank Julie C
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Was home visiting my mother and she had a painting of an old train done by a Railway Firemen my Dad worked with. Decided to donate it to the local Railway Museum here in Northam. The volunteers who work there let me have a look...More

Thank 9waynep
Reviewed 22 June 2016

$5 entry, concession $3. Lots of interest artifacts - it is not all about railways! Our guide was lovely and very informative, we had an interesting time looking at the old relics and photos. Volunteer run and highly dependant on donations, this is a bit...More

Thank Wendy M
Reviewed 26 September 2015

This quiet little piece of Northam Railway history is worth the stop. Located in a quiet end of town, there is plenty of old memorabilia to look though and climbing into the old train carriage is what the kids loved doing the most. The volunteers...More

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