The railway museum will reopen on August 1st, 2020 with opening hours subject to confirmation.
This certificate of approval dated 24th June from the Shire of Northam outlines opening conditions (maximum number of persons per room exhibit) can be viewed here.

Northam Cultural Precinct

Old Northam Railway Station

Established circa 1900 the Old Northam Railway Station was once a hive of activity, with the railway being a major transport method for Northam.

The Old Northam Railway Station as it stands today

Today the Old Railway Station no longer operates as a Railway Station, closing in 1966 when a new Eastern Railway route opened.

The Old Railway Station is being used as a Museum which has 1,200 items and a Steam Locomotive Pmr721 (plus carriages) open to the public for viewing.

In 2011 a Cultural Precinct was established at the Old Northam Railway Station. Six local community groups are associated with the Community Precinct; they are:

*Northam & Districts Historical Society Inc.
*Avon Valley Vintage Vehicle Association Inc.
*The Northam Army Camp Heritage association Inc.
*Earth Solutions-Avon Valley Inc.

Opening Hours

SUNDAY 11 am to 3.00 pm

MONDAY 11.00 am to 3.00 pm

TUESDAY 1.00 pm to 3.00 pm

WEDNESDAY 1.00 pm to 3.00 pm

THURSDAY 11.00 am to 3.00 pm

FRIDAY 11.00 am to 3.00 pm

SATURDAY 12.00 pm to 3.00 pm