Onslow Goods Shed Museum

Onslow Goods Shed Museum

Onslow Museum is housed in The Old Goods Shed which was transported over by Camel Train from the Old Town of Onslow in 1925. As it is an Historical Building it has been classified by the National Trust. Many larger items, such as the train and carriage used in transport of goods from the jetty, are on The wool ramps adjacent to the building.

Address: 
Clarke Place, Onslow, WA
Tel: 
0891846165
Hours: 
As necessary and 9am-3pm in the tourist season.
Admission: 
$2 per head.
Facilities: 
Wheelchair access, guided tours on request, tourist centre adjoining.
Collection: 
Artifacts relating to the pioneering days of the Onslow and surrounding Ashburton/ Pilbara district, plus a collection of photographs.
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Items

Petrol Engine

Creator:
Grossley Engine
Description:
3.5 HP Grossley Engine

Used in shearing shed (Wogoola Station now Nyang Station) 1915-1965. Petrol driven restored and donated by D.Weir.

Wooden Dinghy

Creator:
Italian Shipwright
Description:
Clinker Dinghy

Clinker dinghy built in Fremantle, in 1912 by an Italian Shipwright.

Tyre shrinking machine

Description:
Steel tyre shrinking machine

Beacon Light

Kerosene Beacon Light

Description:
Kerosene operated light

Light was used at the end of the Onslow Jetty 1926 -1961