Heritage & Arts

West Coast Heritage Centre


114 Main Street,
Tasmania 7469 Australia


Tells the stories of the history and development of the West Coast and its rich pioneering past through comprehensive displays of photographs, mining memorabilia and machinery.

Included in your entry is access to the historic Gaiety Theatre. Built in 1898, the Gaiety Theatre was considered one of the grandest buildings on the West Coast and one of the best theatres in Australia.

The museum's attractions include the historic collection of the original Zeehan School of Mines and Metallurgy (unique in the world), photographic galleries dedicated to all the West Coast towns, classic locomotives, mining machinery displays, a blacksmith and wheelwright shop, marine display, a world-class mineral collection, freemasons display and a pioneer women's gallery.

Currently open Monday-Thursday, 9.30am-4pm