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West Coast Heritage Centre Zeehan

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Zeehan Museum during the early 1970s before the construction of the overall roof. From left are Mt Lyell ABT loco No.1 (since removed), Mt Lyell Krauss No.8 (2 foot gauge ), TGR C1 and Emu Bay Railway Dubs No.6 Murchison. Photo: ARHS Tasmania collection

Located in the old School of Mines building at Zeehan, the West Coast Heritage Centre Zeehan commemorates the development of the West Coast area of Tasmania. The museum is located in the Main Street of Zeehan, and is open daily (except Christmas and Good Friday).

Railway exhibits include photographs, about 8 locomotives and a variety of rolling stock from the once complex network of rail and tramway systems in the area, of both 3'6" and 2'0" gauges. Other exhibits include old photographs, a large range of ore and mineral samples and working models.

Contact Details:

West Coast Heritage Centre Zeehan
P O Box 70
Tasmania 7469

Phone: (03) 6471 6225

See their internet site for more information

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Ex TGR loco C1 on display at the West Coast Pioneers Memorial Museum, February 2006
The former Zeehan School of Mine, now the West Coast Pioneers Memorial Museum
TGR loco C1 and EBR loco No.6 <i>Murchison</i> on display, February 2008

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