Coalfields Museum & Historical Research Centre - WA

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  Gallery,Museum

Position

DEG: -33.358941 116.148024
DMS: 33º 21' 32.18" S 116º 08' 52.89" E
UTM: 50 H 6308596mN 420735mE
Altitude: 200.51m

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Address & Contact

161 Throssell Street
Collie WA 6225
Phone: +61 8 9734 1852
Email: coalfieldsmuseum@gmail.com
Web: https://www.facebook.com/coalfieldsmuseum

Information

The Coalfields Museum provides a unique glimpse into Collie’s early days. The museum is housed in the historic buildings of the 1900 and 1930 Road Board offices.Taking pride of place is a restored barrel organ made in Italy. The organ is a forerunner of a jukebox and was used to entertain the old timers at Fontana’s Wine Saloon next to the Federal Hotel in Throssell Street. A massive letterbox (pillar box), a relic of the penny postage days, is rare having been cast in the J & E Ledger Foundry in Perth in 1903.Many more items are on display in the museum including bottles, radiograms, phonographs, gramophones, wirelesses, a baker’s cart, mining equipment, Coolgardie safe, Icyball refrigerator, Lynch’s Rock and Mineral display, Fred Kohler woodwork, Gastaldo Homestead items, Della bus, all-time great fireman Dudley Magill’s bust, many historical photos and military memorabilia.Opening hoursOpen 7 days a week (September/October School Holidays 2023 to April School Holidays 2024). Other times from Thursday to Monday. 9am to 3pm dailyEntry fees apply - refer to website for details.
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Closest Weather Station

Collie East at 13/01:30pm WST
Distance from Coalfields Museum & Historical Research Centre 2.21km E
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
23.9°C21.7°C36%7.9°ChPa0.0mmSSW9km/hr
5knots
15km/hr
8knots

Closest Climatic Station

Collie East
Distance from Coalfields Museum & Historical Research Centre 2.21km E
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C30.630.928.723.620.317.216.217.118.221.525.128.4
Mean Min. °C13.514.111.88.76.14.33.64.45.37.39.811.7
Mean Rain mm17.75.812.349.585.6121.3122.2113.089.341.435.226.9

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