Western Australian Museum – Kalgoorlie-Boulder

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The Western Australian Museum — Kalgoorlie-Boulder showcases the rich history of the Eastern Goldfields and the city’s mining heritage.

Discover the unique role the town has played in WA’s development, both as a centre of mining and its place at the edge of the Nullarbor Plain.

Explore the largest display of the State’s collection of gold bars and nuggets, step back in time to see how prospectors searched for this precious metal, and learn about the life and hardships faced by mining families during the early 1900s.

Opening times

Please Note: The WA Museum - Kalgoorlie-Boulder will be closed this Friday, 23 September for a Staff Strategy day.

Day Opening hours
ANZAC DAY 1.00pm – 3.00pm
Christmas Day Closed
Boxing Day Closed
New Year's Day Closed
Good Friday Closed

Daily museum tour commences at 10.30am.


Free Entry. Suggested donation $5.



17 Hannan Street,
Western Australia,

Phone number

(08) 9021 8533

Western Australian Museum - Kalgoorlie-Boulder Map

By Bus
The Museum is located accessible with all three of the city's bus routes, visit the PTA website for timetables.

By Car
Parking is available onsite.

Museum Site Map

Site Map for the Western Australian Museum - Kalgoorlie-Boulder

Site Map for the Western Australian Museum - Kalgoorlie-Boulder
Image copyright WA Museum


  1. Museum Shop
  2. An Ancient & Treasured Land
  3. Temporary Exhibitions Gallery
  4. British Arms Hotel
  5. Miner’s Cottage
  6. Police Wagon
  7. Woodline Office
  8. De Bernales Building
  9. Our Place: Stories from the Goldfields
  10. The Gold Vault
  11. The Ivanhoe Headframe