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The Northam Visitors Centre is located at 2 Grey Street in Northam on the banks of the Avon River.

The friendly staff at the Visitors Centre will be able to offer advice on places to see, stay and eat while you are in the area, information on heritage sites and the places of interest that you may enjoy during your stay. 

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At present, the Northam Visitor Centre operates a number of tours around the historic town of Northam.  Tours unavailable Dec to March)

Historical Buildings Bus Tour (Not available Dec - March)

Must supply your own bus and driver $115 per tour. 

Prepare to be taken back in time on our most popular tour around Northam. During the tour, you will see many of the iconic buildings of Northam’s history, and will learn about the important people who lived and worked there. 

Self-Guided Tours Tours 

We offer a number of self-guided tour options, including two different historical drives (or walks). Ask Visitor Centre Staff for more details.


For those seeking adventure, there are opportunities for hot air ballooning and gliding and the Avon River at Northam is ideal for paddlers of all abilities. 

Arts & Culture

Avon Valley Arts Society (AVAS) have a wonderful selection of artwork and local crafts for sale in the Visitor Centre. The Shire of Northam also has an extensive art collection, which is displayed occasionally in exhibitions in town.

Nature & Parks

  • Bernard Park
  • Burlong Pool
  • Mt Ommanney
  • Kep Track
  • Clackline Walk Trails
  • River Circuit
  • Historical Walk Trails
  • Apex Park
  • Hooper Park


Northam Heritage Centre (Old Railway Museum)

As the Northam Heritage Centre is operated by Volunteers, please call ahead of time to the Northam Visitor Centre on 9622 2100 to ensure that these times are correct on the date of your visit. Currently open Friday, Saturday, Sunday & Monday 11am - 3pm  Times may differ.

Cash Only - Adults $5.00; Concession $3.00; Children $2.00.

Morby Cottage

Open on Sundays only (except by special appointment) Call ahead for specific times (Closed Dec to March)