First Aid Kit

Medical equipment
Instructions for applying bandages

In the early days of the Goldfields there were few medical staff and most people had to rely on each other in emergencies. This first aid kit has instructions on the front of it to assist with treating various injuries and these were sometimes repeated on bandages, with brands such as Esmarch, or Vernaid. Instructions provided information about responding to bleeding, broken bones, drowning and artificial respiration.

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Warden Finnerty’s Residence

A collection in a national trust stone building

The simple grandeur of this stone house sitting atop Montana Hill, overlooking Coolgardie, is impressive. The view from the veranda is amazing, but don't forget the collection inside. The house was...


2 McKenzie Street
Coolgardie WA 6429

Open Hours

Sat to Wed 11am - 4pm; or by appointment.

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