The Corner Shop Museum Inc.

A friendly town and friendly museum volunteers. The Corner Shop Museum houses a collection of items coordinated by the Tambellup HIstorical Society.

The Corner Shop Museum, was once located in a corner shop but moved to accommodate a business. It is now located in the old Station Master’s house. The collection includes local history books with family histories and stories by people from around the district. Well-known local, Minnie Emily Irene Saggers (1899 – 1993), coordinated the production of these excellent resources.


58 Norrish Street
Old Station Master's House
Tambellup WA 6320

Opening Hours

Open by appointment. Enquire during office hours at the Shire of Broomehill-Tambellup, 46-48 Norrish St or ring (08) 9825 3555.

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According to local legend, the baker added raisins to the mix by standing on the roof and throwing them into the dough below. The story goes that this was the baker's response to complaints about the...

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Uranium glass

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