West Coast Pioneer Memorial Museum - Tasmania
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Directions to West Coast Pioneer Memorial Museum
After a visit to the museum, you will come away with a comprehensive knowledge on all aspects of life on the West Coast of Tasmania. There is information and displays on mining and the railways that developed as a result of it. There is a blacksmith's shop, pioneer women and masonic display, an indigenous history section and a bottle collection. Steam locomotives and plenty of machinery are housed here. The photo galleries give information on all the west coast towns, from their beginnings to the large scale mining operations that are operating today. It houses a world class minerals collection which includes crocoite, the mineral emblem of Tasmania, which is only found in this area.
Admission fee (includes entry to the Gaiety Theatre which is next door-shows Edwardian films daily)
Opening hours: 9am-5pm, 7 days a week
Closed Christmas and Good Friday
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