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Merredin Railway Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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great presentation

well worth a visit if you are into railways. The tour was great and plenty to see, the signal box... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
David H
Warnbro, Australia
Friendly volunteer on arrival

We wandered through the museum, thoroughly enjoyed all the exhibits of yesteryear and everything... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Marion R
Southern Queensland, Australia
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“platform”(2 reviews)
“memories”(2 reviews)
The Merredin Railway Museum is housed in the Old Railway Station.Some of the things to look at and enjoy is the architecture of the buildings dating from 1913, the G117 class steam locomotive circa 1987, and the signal box housing 95 levers. Perhaps...more
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Great Eastern Highway | Central Wheatbelt Region, Merredin, Western Australia 6415, Australia
+61 8 9041 3370
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Reviewed 1 week ago

well worth a visit if you are into railways. The tour was great and plenty to see, the signal box is a winner.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank David H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wandered through the museum, thoroughly enjoyed all the exhibits of yesteryear and everything was in good condition. This is due to the dedication of many hours over a long period of time of volunteer work. Job well done to all. Heaps to see covering...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Marion R
Reviewed 8 November 2018

Having worked on the railways for 6 months at Merredin in 1966 this was indeed a walk down memory lane.Seeing all the old equipment & actually being on the station again & seeing the changes that had happened in the town was poignant.It brought back...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Bob A
Reviewed 17 September 2018

There should be more of these type exhibits. Close to the Info Centre and other interesting museums. Good range of exhibits. Should be advertised more. Only for our railway directory, we wouldn't have known about it - wasn't there when I lived in WA. Added...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Margaret C
Reviewed 18 May 2018

Helpful volunteer gave me a key to have a look inside the signal box. Plenty of original equipment to keep your interest.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Lengie45
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Had time to fill in so went for a tour. $3.00 entry for nomads and well worth a look. So many olden day items have been collected from Dolls and Teddies, to phones, lanterns, carriages and engines. Clothes etc - everything to do with the...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Jenny S
Reviewed 9 November 2016

The museum is very well designed and informative. We had a lovely time exploring all the different rooms.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Colleen13291
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Passing through Merredin a few weeks ago we had made up some time from the morning so we stopped to check out the town. The Railway Museum was a stop we made, the platform is in wonderful condition and the whole museum is well put...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank JGDynamo
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Visited the museum with my mother and my 2 young children (7&10). We all found it thoroughly interesting and it's one of those wonderful places that is suitable for people of all ages. My children got great joy out of playing on the old steam...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Ros C
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Family of 4 (girls 8 and 12) loved this museum. Good mix of outside stuff to climb and explore and inside things to look at. $12 family entry bargain. Look out for the cellar, the switch house and the buttons to operate the fountains. A...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank P & K N
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