Merredin Regional Library

Old school local history collection and research in the library

The local history collection at the Merredin Library was started to gather items not connected to military and railway history, captured in other local collections. The Merredin Library is located in the old North Merredin Primary School and is the largest library in the central Wheatbelt. The local history collection is a great resource for local and family history research and includes maps, photographs, diaries, wonderful weather logbooks, and local pamphlets, brochures and flyers.


22 Coronation Street
Merredin WA 6415

Opening Hours
Mon to Wed & Fri 10am - 5pm; Thurs 10am - 6pm; Sat 10am - 12pm; Closed Sunday
Art deco cast

This is one of the original ceiling moulds used to create the pressed tin ceilings in the Cummins Theatre, Merredin. The Cummins Theatre is one of the oldest buildings in the Shire of Merredin. It was...

Wheatbelt history

Diaries make up an essential element of local history collections. They can give wonderful insights into local and family history, sometimes incorporating newspaper cuttings and scribblings, like this...

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Rich local studies collection

The City of Kalgoorlie Boulder’s Heritage Services Unit has an extensive local history archive. The archive includes microfiche of Western Australian births, deaths and marriages since 1841; local...

Historic railway station captures Northam’s history

Northam’s old railway station remains in such good condition that it’s easy to imagine it as it was from its earliest days in 1900. The station formed part of the Eastern Goldfields Railway which, at...

Gaze on a gallery as you borrow a book

You can find the Shire of Wagin's art collection in the library: This is an intimate space to house an intimate collection. The Shire’s art collection includes items from the Sir Claude Hotchin...

City's art collection

In 1955 Claude Hotchin gave a collection of 32 art works to the Municipality of Kalgoorlie. The Claude Hotchin Bequest includes important works by Ernest Philpot, Hans Heysen and Walter Ebatarinja, an...

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