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Travel back in time with one of the finest collections of heritage items from our pioneering past.
- Open Days/times:Wednesday & Sunday, 9:30am - 4pm
- Museums:Farming,Local History,Military
- Open Days:Wednesday,Sunday
Located in Dardanup approximately 15 minutes from Bunbury in WA. This is a world class collection of working agricultural and industrial machinery from our pioneering past.
Gary Brookes's passion for collecting old machinery led to the establishment of the Park. Steam / Diesel sawmill, mill settlement, engines, tractors, dozers, horse drawn equip, military, memorabilia and much more.
The park is one of Australia’s finest collections of heritage items dedicated to our pioneers and the equipment they used to develop our state over the past 120 years.
NOTE: This is a cash-only premises.
South West Rail and Heritage Centre showcases the vintage machinery and railway rolling stock from a more gentle era. There is an operating blacksmith forge, a model railway and ongoing restoration.
- Museums:Local History,Motoring
- Open Days/times:Sundays Monthly
- Open Days:Sunday
The South West Rail and Heritage Centre is home to the iconic steam locomotive , Leschenault Lady. Situated in the small town of Boyanup, the Centre has a significant collection of vintage machinery, reflecting the agricultural history of the area.
There is also a collection of historic railway rolling stock used in the area, which is contiually being restored and upgraded.
The Centre is home to an operating blacksmith's forge and the Capel Men's Shed are residents on site.
The latest addition to the site is a keen model railway group who are in the process of building a model railway layout, which is operational, but growing all of the time.