Housed in the original Imperial Hotel (built 1897)(,The museum has an extensive collection this collection is 98% donated and it is run by a volunteer committee and volunteers) historic West Coast photographs, more than 1,000 photographs are displayed many of which were collected by Mr Eric Thomas, who first established the museum.
There are 30 rooms of historical items including personal effects, documents, cameras, theatre projectors,house hold items, gems and minerals , military, emergency services,mining artifacts and the very varied social life all depicting aspects of West Coast heritage.
Also take the time to view an extensive Royal Family memorabilia collection from Queen Victoria to the present and watch a film about Mount Lyell and the memories of the towns people.
Australian Tourism Accreditation Carpark Disabled access available Enquiry Desk Family Friendly History & Heritage Interpretive Centre Public Toilet Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation Visitor Information Centre
Entrance fees: Adults $6, Concession/Seniors $5, Family $13, Students $4