Railway Station Museum
An extensive collection of railway memorabilia can be found at the Old Coolgardie Railway Station Museum including an old steam locomotive and the carriages that brought mining hopefuls to the goldfields. Discover the significance of the arrival of this railway to the region in the late 1800s. Stroll through the station imagining the difficult yet optimistic life of the town’s residents, and learn how the gold was transported out of the region to sell to the world. Housing an extensive collection of railway relics, the museum will appeal to all train enthusiasts and history buffs. Whilst in the gold mining town of Coolgardie explore the plethora of historical sites on foot. The town captures the essence of the gold rush days for visitors by displaying detailed signs about all significant sites and locations of important events and discoveries throughout the town. Coolgardie is a six hour drive northeast of Perth and just 20 minutes from Kalgoorlie. A visit to the Super Pit in Kalgoorlie is also highly recommended.