City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder Heritage Services, Western Australia

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City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder Heritage Services, Western Australia

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  • Goldfields War Museum and City Archives


  • Municipal

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Joanne Wilson




316 Hannan Street,




Western Australia

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08 9093 1087



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The Goldfields War Museum had its origins towards the end of 1970s when the Boulder Shire Council and the Boulder Development Committee wished to establish a tourist precinct. The collection has over 2000 items, of which many are photographs, documents and maps.

The City's Archives collection has over 30 000 items in its collection some dating back to 1895. The Archives also has many resources which are available to researchers, see

contexto cultural e geográfico

The Goldfields War Museum Collection tells the personal stories of the servicemen and servicewomen of the Goldfields area. The City Archives collects civic material only relating to the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder boundary.

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estrutura administrativa

The Goldfields War Museum is a local community based museum operated by the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder.
The City Archives manages the City's historic documents and other memorabilia.
Heritage Services is managed by a Team Leader and each area is operated by one staff member.

Políticas de gestão e entrada de documentos


The Goldfields War Museum and City Archives are currently located on the 1st floor of the Kalgoorlie Town Hall, built in 1908. The War Museum is currently under redevelopment and will be relocating to the Boulder Town Hall, Burt Street in November 2018.

Acervos documentais

Historic civic documents, photographs, maps, trophies and memorabilia, including the Claude Hotchin Art bequest.

The Goldfields War Museum consists of personal items belonging to Goldfields servicemen and servicewomen as well as items associated with homefront activities. The collection consists of uniforms and other paraphernalia, flags, coins, medals, photographs, documents (letters, postcards and field maps) and arms - large field guns and military vehicles.

Instrumentos de pesquisa, guias e publicações

To find out more about Heritage Services and services offered, see

To learn more about our history, find us on facebook:

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horário de funcionamento

The Kalgoorlie Town Hall is open Monday to Friday 8.30am-5pm. The Goldfields War Museum and City Archives are also open to the public at these times.
Closed on Christmas and New Year Day, Good Friday and Anzac Day.

Condição de acesso e uso

All research material is to remain onsite. Books from the library are not to be removed.

Only pencil and paper are allowed when handling material. Use of gloves is required for specific material.

Researchers are required to complete an access to information request form.


The Kalgoorlie Town Hall is located on the corner of Hannan and Wilson Streets. Access is available to all members of the public.

Parking is located on Hannan Street which includes parking for people with disabilities. A ramp is located on the Wilson Street side of the Kalgoorlie Town Hall and a lift is available to the first floor.

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serviços de pesquisa

Reference advice is available and Heritage Staff can assist with access to microfilm and microfilm readers.

Requests for information can be requested through the Archives, the City website and via Facebook.

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Áreas públicas

The Kalgoorlie Town Hall is open to the public. Certain areas are closed to visitors, but are opened for historic Town Hall tours.

Free internet is available through the Visitor Centre. The Goldfields War Museum and City Archives have souvenir items for sale.

The main hall, banquet room and kitchen are available for hire to the community (see website).

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Entered 22 April 2018

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Pontos de acesso

  • Arts and Culture (Thematic area)
  • Built Environment (Thematic area)
  • Defence (Thematic area)
  • Genealogical (Thematic area)
  • Local Studies (Thematic area)
  • Politics and Government (Thematic area)
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Contacto principal

316 Hannan Street,
Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Western Australia 6430