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Northam Heritage Centre - Old Northam Railway Station

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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
Trip back in time

What a wonderful trip down memory lane. So many things on display that related to my childhood... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2016
Julie C
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Northam, Australia
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22 Sep 2018
“Northam Heritage Precinct ”
30 Mar 2018
“Issue with opening times”
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425 Fitzgerald Street, Northam, Western Australia 6401, Australia
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Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Get a fantastic overview of the history of Northam including significance of the railway, war history, migrant impact and many key displays. A must do if you are in Northam. Open and manned by volunteers on weekends or people can book tours at other times....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Peta N
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

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank platypus150
Reviewed 21 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.

Date of experience: October 2017
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

Date of experience: September 2017
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

Date of experience: June 2017
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

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank noellamorris
Reviewed 16 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

Date of experience: September 2016
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

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank 9waynep
Reviewed 23 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

Date of experience: June 2016
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

Date of experience: June 2015
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