Golden Outback

Welcome to Australia's Golden Outback

The heat out here can do strange things to your mind, so you’d be forgiven for mistaking a camera for a refreshing beverage. Especially when the contraption is made from a soda can.


This is just one of the curiosities you can expect to encounter in the wild, wild Golden Outback of WA. There’s also an Armadillo Basket waiting in Bruce Rock, an Emu Feather Lamp at Wuddi Aboriginal Centre, and pieces of the first US space station, which fell to earth in the 1970s, down in Esperance. Don’t worry – NASA paid their $400 fine for littering…...

While you are in the Golden Outback, you can also visit art, culture and heritage places in the Our Gems Directory.


Start exploring below.

Golden Outback collections

Saving Goldfields Aboriginal languages for all of us

The Goldfields Aboriginal Language Centre (GALC) is an Aboriginal research organisation focussed on the recording, linguistic analysis, preservation and use of the Aboriginal languages of the region...

Be mesmerised by minerals.

More than just rocks of the region, this collection is a learning tool, with mineral specimens from all around the world, housed in a beautiful heritage building. The minerals include sulphides, like...

View local and Australian art at this nexis.

This is a wonderful art collection in a heritage listed building. NEXIS (Narrogin Exhibition Space), located in the Town Hall complex, hosts exhibitions and fund-raising events. The Shire’s art...

An intrepid four-wheel drive or fly in to visit this museum

This little museum is in a location that could best be described, in Australia, as ‘woop woop’ - or, the back of beyond! The Forrest Museum is in the old weather station and shares the aviation, rail...

A museum in the heart of corn dolly country

This is a diverse collection for such a small town, lovingly maintained by a group of volunteers. The Museum is laid out like the old Koorda & Districts Centennial Hospital, and even includes the...

Beers and bodies: a former pub and morgue now houses a museum

You can almost smell the beer flowing, and the conversation of sandalwood cutters and haulers in this museum, which is named after the old hotel in which it is housed. The hotel was affectionately...

Bringing a community together

Ballidu Contemporary Arts Society was started with the intention of engaging audiences in contemporary art practices. The Society and the Ballidu Lodge Art Gallery have contributed to a vibrant art...

One Man, His Dream, Our Lake

A New Year’s Eve to remember: Breaking the world water speed record at 444.71 km/h. Blink and you would miss the moment! On 31 December 1964, on Lake Dumbleyung, in his hydroplane Bluebird K7, Donald...

Explore the Golden Outback

85 Results

Albert Facey Homestead

Lot 196 Wogolin Road, Wickepin, WA 6370

Aunty Joan’s Dolly Mix

104 Dempster Street, Esperance, WA 6450

Balladonia Heritage Museum

Eyre Hwy, Balladonia, WA 6443

Ballidu Contemporary Arts Society and Ballidu Lodge Art Gallery

Old Masonic Hall, 19 Fairbank St, Ballidu, WA 6606

Ballidu Heritage Centre

Ballidu Hall, 35 Fairbank Street,, Ballidu, WA 6606

Beverley Station Arts - Gallery & Platform Theatre

120 Vincent Street, Beverley, WA 6304

Bilya Koort Boodja

Minson Ave, Northam, WA 6401

Bluebird Discovery Centre

28 Absolon Street, Dumbleyung, WA 6350

Brookton Museum and Heritage Centre

3 Groser Street, Brookton, WA 6306

Bruce Rock Museum and Machinery Museum

24 Johnson Street, Bruce Rock, WA 6418

City of Kalgoorlie - Boulder Art Collection

Kalgoorlie Town Hall, 316 Hannan Street, Kalgoorlie- Boulder, WA 6430

City of Kalgoorlie - Boulder Local History Archive

Boulder Town Hall., 116 Burt Street, Boulder, WA 6432

Coca Cola Museum and Café

128 Stirling Terrace, Toodyay, WA 6566

Corrigin Pioneer Museum

Corner of Kinjin and Kirkwood Streets, Corrigin, WA 6375

Cue Heritage Discovery Centre

72 Austin St, Cue, WA 6640

Cunderdin Museum

Lot 418 Forrest Street, Cunderdin, WA 6407

Dalwallinu Discovery Centre

51 Johnston Street, Dalwallinu, WA 6609

Dead Finish Museum

Corner of Morrison Street and Great Southern Highway, Beverley, WA 6304

Dowerin District Museum

16 Cottrell Street, Dowerin, WA 6461

Eastern Goldfields Historical Society Inc

Old Boulder Power Station, Hamilton Street, Boulder, WA 6432

Esperance Mechanical Restoration Group

Lot 138 McLean Road, Nulsen, WA 6450

Esperance Museum

6 James Street, Esperance, WA 6450

Eucla Museum

The Eucla Motel, Eucla-Reid Road, Eucla, WA 6443

Eyre Bird Observatory Museum

PMB 32 Cocklebiddy via Norseman, Cocklebiddy, WA 6443

Forrest Museum

1 Forrest-Mundrabilla Road, Forrest, WA 6434

Goldfields Aboriginal Language Centre

2 Burt St, Boulder, WA 6432

Goldfields War Museum

Boulder Town Hall., 116 Burt Street, Boulder, WA 6432

Goomalling School Museum

22 Throssell Street, Goomalling, WA 6460

Grain Discovery Centre

Lot 1, Currall Street, Narembeen, WA 6369

Gwalia Historic Precinct

16A Tower St, Leonora, WA 6438

Hannans North Tourist Mine

130 Goldfields Highway, Mullingar, WA 6430

Hood Penn Museum

38 Wolfram Street, Westonia, WA 6423

Kellerberrin Museum

Cnr Bedford Street and Leake Street, Kellerberrin, WA 6410

Koorda and Districts Museum and Historical Society

Old Hospital Building, Ningham Road, Koorda, WA 6475

Koorda Motor Museum and Military Collection

38 Allenby Street, Koorda, WA 6475

Kulin Branch - Wildflower Society of WA

25 Johnston Street, Kulin, WA 6365

Kulin Museum and Men’s Shed Inc.

77 Johnston Street, Kulin, WA 6365

Lake Grace Australian Inland Mission Hospital Museum

Stubbs Street, Lake Grace, WA 6353

Laverton Outback Gallery

Corner of Augusta and Euro Street, Laverton, WA 6440

Mangowine Homestead

737 Karomin Road, Nungarin, WA 6490

Meekatharra Museum

81 Main St, Meekatharra, WA 6642

Merredin Military Museum

Great Eastern Highway, Merredin, WA 6415

Merredin Museum and Historical Society Incorporated

Great Eastern Highway, Merredin, WA 6415

Merredin Regional Library

22 Coronation Street, Merredin, WA 6415

Minnivale Rail and Heritage Centre

Hewitt Street, Minnivale, WA 6462

Mt Magnet Mining and Pastoral Museum

Hepburn St, Mt Magnet, WA 6638

Museum of the Goldfields

17 Hannan Street, Kalgoorlie, WA 6430

Narembeen Historical Museum

Latham Road, Narembeen, WA 6369

Narrogin Old Courthouse Museum

37 Egerton Street, Narrogin, WA 6312

New Norcia Museum

New Norcia Rd, New Norcia, WA 6509

NEXIS (Narrogin Exhibition Space)

82 Federal Street, Narrogin, WA 6312

Norseman Historical Museum

43 McGrath St, Norseman, WA 6443

Nungarin Heritage Machinery and Army Museum

26 Second Avenue, Nungarin, WA 6490

Nyabing Historical Society Inc.

Richmond Street, Nyabing, WA 6341

Old Newcastle Gaol

13 Clinton St, Toodyay, WA 6566

Old Police Complex

14 Erlistoun Street, Laverton, WA 6440

Pingelly Museum and Historical Group

Pingelly Town Hall, 28 Parade Street, Pingelly, WA 6308

Ravensthorpe Museum & Visitor Centre

86 Morgans Street, Ravensthorpe, WA 6346

Sandalwood Letterpress Museum

8 Grey Street, York, WA 6302

Sandstone Heritage Museum and Visitor Centre

18 Hack Street, Sandstone, WA 6639

Shackleton Progress Association

47 Jermyn Street, Shackleton, WA 6386

Shire of Wagin

3 Trent Street, Wagin, WA 6315

Shire of York Residency Museum

5 Brook Street, York, WA 6302

Signpost Racing Museum

Kalgoorlie Boulder Racing Club, 14 Meldrum Avenue, Kalgoorlie, WA 6430

The Big Camera - Museum of Photography

Great Eastern Highway, Meckering, WA 6405

The Heritage Wheatbin Museum

Great Northern Hwy, Wubin, WA 6612

The Lace Place

Wave Rock Road, Hyden, WA 6359

The Newdegate Historical Society

Cnr Mitchell Street and Collier Street, Newdegate, WA 6355

The Quairading Vintage Club

22 Parker Street, Quairading, WA 6383

The Windmills Shed

Wimera Farm, 66 Dalwallinu Kalannie Road, Dalwallinu, WA 6609

Varley & Districts Museum

13 Seward Avenue, Varley, WA 6355

WA School of Mines Mineral Museum

117 Egan Street, Kalgoorlie, WA 6430

Wagin Historical Village

Wagin Showgrounds, 9 Ballagin Street, Wagin, WA 6315

Warden Finnerty’s Residence

2 McKenzie Street, Coolgardie, WA 6429

Wongan Hills and Districts Museum

Cnr Camm and Mitchell Street, Wongan Hills, WA 6603

Woodlands Cultural Community and Visitor Centre

78 Prinsep Street, Norseman, WA 6443

Wuddi Aboriginal Cultural Centre

22 Harvey Street, Dumbleyung, WA 6350

Wyalkatchem CBH Agriculture Museum

Lot 1500 Railway Terrace, Wyalkatchem, WA 6485

Yilgarn History Museum

26 Antares Street, Southern Cross, WA 6426

York Motor Museum

116 Avon Terrace, York, WA 6302

York Society Research and Archival Centre

Cnr Ford Street and Avon Terrace, York, WA 6302

Golden Outback collection highlights

Modesty is a must.
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Narembeen Historical Museum
Fleeing war-ravaged Europe with dreams of a brighter future
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Northam Heritage Centre: Northam and Districts Historical Society and Northam Army Camp Heritage Association
Mythical sea dragon
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Eyre Bird Observatory Museum
Metal Chairs
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Varley & Districts Museum
Prominent Noongar artist
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NEXIS (Narrogin Exhibition Space)
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Pingelly Museum and Historical Group
Coolgardie Cool
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Warden Finnerty’s Residence
Two shillings, Boss
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Cunderdin Museum
Internationally recognised artist
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City of Kalgoorlie - Boulder Art Collection
A small prayer
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Museum of the Goldfields
Warmth on a long journey
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Merredin Museum and Historical Society Incorporated
Little armoured one
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Bruce Rock Museum and Machinery Museum

While you're in the area

Golden Valley
Golden Valley
Golden Valley, is a 1 hour drive north of Southern Cross. Formerly known...
Mt Jackson Road and Golden Valley Road, Southern Cross, WA 6426
St Barbara Square and Statue
St Barbara Square and Statue
St Barbara Square and Statue in the heart of Kalgoorlie is home to a...
Hannan Street, Kalgoorlie, WA 6430
Victoria Rock
Victoria Rock
Victoria Rock is located 76 kilometres south of Coolgardie and is one of...
Victoria Rock, WA 6429
The View On Hannans
The View On Hannans
In the heart of Kalgoorlie, experience the best in self contained, hotel...
430 Hannan Street, Kalgoorlie, WA 6430