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Coolgardie

Visitor Centre:
Coolgardie Visitor Centre
Bayley Street
Phone: 08 9026 6090
Visitor website: www.coolgardie.wa.gov.au
General:
Coolgardie is by any measure a remarkable town, celebrating its heritage and glorious gold mining past.
The main street is still wide enough for a camel train to turn around and is lined with imposing 19th century buildings.
History:
Goldfields Exhibition Museum

Housed in the historic two storey Wardens Court Building (built 1898). Each room features fascinating displays telling the dramatic and tragic story of life in and around Coolgardie.
A brilliant collection of photographs, models and authentic equipment with a free daily screening of the BBC film “Gold Fever”.

Varischetti Mine Rescue Display

In 1907 Modesto Varischetti found himself trapped in an air pocket after a flashflood out at Bonnievale and was trapped for nine days in darkness. To rescue him deep sea divers were used to navigate the flooded mine. This amazing story is now being told with a brand new display housed in the Goldfields Exhibition Building.

Warden Finnerty's Residence

A beautiful old house built in 1895 of local stone for the first Mining Warden and Resident Magistrate, John Michael Finnerty.
Restored by the National Trust, enjoy a walk through the rooms and capture the feeling of life in the late 1890’s.

Pharmacy Museum

This is one of the best pharmaceutical collections on display in Australia.

Railway Museum

Built in March 1896, the Coolgardie Railway Station is now a museum with a steam locomotive, carriages and other interesting memorabilia on display.

Historic Cemeteries

Much of Coolgardie’s fascinating history can be read on the headstones of the Pioneer Cemetery (1892 - 1894) and the Coolgardie Cemetery (1894 -

Lions Lookout

The view Bayley and Ford first saw in 1892 as they rode in from Gnarlbine Soak looking over to where they first struck gold.

Famous Waghorn Bottle Collection

New collections being developed for 2007/08 include Heritage Tool Collection.

Attractions:
Goldfields Exhibition Museum

Housed in the historic two storey Wardens Court Building (built 1898). Each room features fascinating displays telling the dramatic and tragic story of life in and around Coolgardie.
A brilliant collection of photographs, models and authentic equipment with a free daily screening of the BBC film “Gold Fever”.

Varischetti Mine Rescue Display

In 1907 Modesto Varischetti found himself trapped in an air pocket after a flashflood out at Bonnievale and was trapped for nine days in darkness. To rescue him deep sea divers were used to navigate the flooded mine. This amazing story is now being told with a brand new display housed in the Goldfields Exhibition Building.

Warden Finnerty's Residence

A beautiful old house built in 1895 of local stone for the first Mining Warden and Resident Magistrate, John Michael Finnerty.
Restored by the National Trust, enjoy a walk through the rooms and capture the feeling of life in the late 1890’s.

Pharmacy Museum

This is one of the best pharmaceutical collections on display in Australia.

Railway Museum

Built in March 1896, the Coolgardie Railway Station is now a museum with a steam locomotive, carriages and other interesting memorabilia on display.

Historic Cemeteries

Much of Coolgardie’s fascinating history can be read on the headstones of the Pioneer Cemetery (1892 - 1894) and the Coolgardie Cemetery (1894 -

Lions Lookout

The view Bayley and Ford first saw in 1892 as they rode in from Gnarlbine Soak looking over to where they first struck gold.

Famous Waghorn Bottle Collection

New collections being developed for 2007/08 include Heritage Tool Collection.