Hamelin Pool Telegraph Station

Galleries, Museums and Collections

Hamelin Pool Telegraph Station is a fascinating historic museum that pays tribute to the regions telecommunications endeavours back in the 1800s. Housing the telegraph station and post office, you can find out how signals were transported down the telegraph wires to post offices for translation.

The museum also exhibits a living Stromatolite, the earths oldest life form, from the nearby marine nature reserve. Sit and listen to the informative talk and video about the Stromatolites. Make time to visit the Postmaster’s residence for a delicious Devonshire tea afterwards.

A pleasant stroll will bring you to Hamelin Pool which is the world’s best known colony of living Stromatolites that date back 3,000 years. Walk along the boardwalk to view this remarkable formation.

Hamelin Pool Telegraph Station is eight hours drive north of Perth, and when teamed up with a visit to Hamelin Pool will make an enthralling and unique stop over on your way to Denham.


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