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Northam Visitor Centre

Opens in 16 min: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Immigrant history

I found the Centre useful in that I could have a seat, check out the brochures and maps, and... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2018
platypus150
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Melbourne, Australia
Well presented & helpful visitor centre

Well located on the banks of the Avon River with attractive vista across the river Modern building... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2018
Darrel J
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Perth, Australia
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Located in the Avon Valley, Northam is home to a range of tourist and heritage attractions. Call in to find out more about our: • Aboriginal and Environmental Interpretive Centre • Popular migrants display • Historic buildings, museums, galleries...more
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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2 Grey St, Northam, Western Australia 6401, Australia
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+61 8 9622 2100
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Reviewed 10 September 2018

This was a great place to kill a couple of hours in Northam...situated on the River in front of the suspension Bridge, staff are very helpful and the displays tell you of the history of Northam. There are maps and brochures of the local attractions...More

Thank Liz Y
NorthamVisitorCentre, Manager at Northam Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Liz, thanks for taking the time to leave us a lovely review. We're so glad you enjoyed your visit- we look forward to seeing you again next time you're in Northam! Regards Visitor Centre Management

Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Called in to check out the local area. The staff were friendly and helpful. While there we had a look at the display about the migrants who first came to the area and their stories and where they were housed when they arrived. There was...More

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NorthamVisitorCentre, Manager at Northam Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

Hi, and thanks for your lovely review. We're so glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit. We look forward to seeing you next time you're in Northam! Regards, Management Northam Visitor Centre

Reviewed 5 July 2018

A big Thank You to the lovely Staff. I was in Northam recently and was lost. I was trying to find a few places from TripAdvisor and the lady here was great. She didn't hesitate to use her computer to show me how to get...More

Thank 2014FpvGt
NorthamVisitorCentre, Manager at Northam Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

We're glad to hear that you got the help you needed when you visited us. We look forward to welcoming you on yoru next visit to Northam Regards, Management Northam Visitor Centre

Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Fantastic visitor centre with enthusiastic and informative staff, thanks Lee! Super interesting display on immigration. Great advice on all the things we could do in Northam.

1  Thank Michael D
NorthamVisitorCentre, Manager at Northam Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

We're so glad you enjoyed your visit. Thanks for the great review! Regards, Management Northam Visitor Centre

Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

Small country visitors centre. Not really much to see here. Over priced items for sale, typical of what you can get at every other visitors centre in the country. The lady being the desk said hello, but made no other effort to engage, didn’t eve...More

Thank Wade B
NorthamVisitorCentre, Manager at Northam Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

Hi Wade, thank you for your review. We're sorry to hear that you didn't have an exceptional experience at our Visitor Centre; we hope that you visit us again in the future. We wish you the very best on the rest of your travels Northam...More

Reviewed 31 March 2018

I found the Centre useful in that I could have a seat, check out the brochures and maps, and consider the exhibition on the immigrant history of the area. I was a bit disappointed in that there was little of the aboriginal history and how...More

Thank platypus150
NorthamVisitorCentre, Manager at Northam Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

Thanks for your lovely review. Happy travels! Northam Visitor Centre Management

Reviewed 21 February 2018

I am pleasantly surprised by the carefully displayed setting that shows how immigration arrivals lived. There is a recreation of the bed and furniture with blankets and vintage furniture representing what the conditions were like after WWII. From 1945 to 1969 Western Australia needed rebuilding...More

Thank Clinton M
NorthamVisitorCentre, Manager at Northam Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

Thanks very much for your review. We are so happy that you enjoyed your time with us, and look forward to welcoming you back in the future Northam Visitor Centre Management

Reviewed 13 February 2018

Well located on the banks of the Avon River with attractive vista across the river Modern building with light & well laid out interior Cottage crafts merchandise to purchase & small but informative display

Thank Darrel J
NorthamVisitorCentre, Manager at Northam Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2018

Hi Darrel, thanks for your lovely review. We look forward to welcoming you on your next visit to Northam

Reviewed 21 November 2017

Kate was a charming informative host and tour guide for the prearranged river walk for our senior group

Thank Darrell W
NorthamVisitorCentre, Manager at Northam Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2018

Hi Darrell, thanks so much for your lovely review!

Reviewed 4 October 2017

Plenty to do in Northam and surrounding Avon valley and guidance about what's on available here. Small collection of local craft well priced

Thank Theresa D
NorthamVisitorCentre, Manager at Northam Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2018

Sincere apologies for the delayed response. We're glad you enjoyed your visit- we look forward to welcoming you next time!

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