Museum of the Goldfields

Explore The Goldfields

The History of Kalgoorlie

For those interested in this region’s rich and fascinating history, the Museum of the Goldfields reveals the unique role Kalgoorlie has played in WA’s development, both as a centre of mining and its place at the edge of the Nullarbor Plain.

Explore the largest display of the State’s collection of gold bars and nuggets, step back in time to see how prospectors searched for this precious metal and learn about the life and hardships faced by mining families during the early 1900’s.