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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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Wonderful exhibit

There should be more of these type exhibits. Close to the Info Centre and other interesting... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Margaret C
Ipswich, Australia
Brillant local museum

We lived in Merredin when this museum was first established & we were delighted how well it has... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2018
Darrel J
Perth, Australia
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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 4 days ago

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

Thank Margaret C
Reviewed 28 June 2018

We lived in Merredin when this museum was first established & we were delighted how well it has developed & being "loved" by the army of enthusiastic locals. Displays are well presented with good variety.

1  Thank Darrel J
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.

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

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.

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

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

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

Thank P & K N
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Being an ex railwayman the museum had many good memories. Plenty to see and offers displays other than railways relating to the region. Great to have a look in the signal cabin.

Thank fiftiescouple13
Reviewed 17 December 2015

I'm not a huge railway enthusiast, but nevertheless found this little museum very interesting. There is a C class 1897 engine used between Ka.goorlie and Northam as well as plenty of other railway memorabilia in Merredin's old station.There are also other exhibits showing life in...More

Thank Gill M
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