Murchison Museum

Museum and herbarium

In the mid-1980s residents from the sparsely populated Murchison Shire banded together to build the rammed earth Murchison Museum. Step inside the museum to discover artefacts revealing everyday life for pioneers of the district. You’ll learn about how the region’s European inhabitants ‘rode on the sheep’s’ back to develop a thriving pastoral industry. The museum also features a herbarium showcasing the hardy and riotously colourful wildflowers that transform this region into carpets of colour after good winter rains.


Behind the Shire of Murchison building
114 Carnarvon Mullewa Rd
Murchison WA 6630

Opening Hours
Mon to Fri during office hours. Collect the key from the Shire of Murchison next door.
Square Kilometre Array antennae

Samples of wool clip from all the local stations

44 gallon drum converted in to a kitchen pantry

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