The Big Camera - Museum of Photography

Walk through the lense of the Big Camera, into a world of cameras.

Walk through the lens of the Big Camera to be transfixed by wall-to-wall cameras! This is believed to be the largest working camera display in the Southern hemisphere. It is a place to learn about the evolution of the camera and photography.


Great Eastern Highway
Meckering WA 6405

Opening Hours

Fri to Tuesday 9am - 5pm

Camera in a can

These cameras were produced in the early 1990s as novelty items. They are fully functioning 35mm film cameras. Just don't mistake them for a cold drink!

Magic lantern

The Praestantia magic lantern slide projector originally used candles, or oil lamps, as the light source. This projector takes dynamic glass slides. Dynamic slides all have an element which moves...

A camera small enough to hold in your hand.

Feel like a spy with a fully operational subminiature camera. These cameras were produced from the 1930s onwards, as cheap alternatives to the bulky 35mm SLR camera. A standard SLR camera takes 35mm...

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