Northam attractions

Top Choice Cultural Centre in Northam

Bilya Koort Boodja

Next to the 117m pedestrian suspension bridge over the Avon, this striking black-clad centre honours the history, culture and environmental know-how of local Ballardong tribes and the broader Noongar nation. A seque…
Historic Site in Northam

Burlong Pool

This natural pool on the Avon River is a significant Aboriginal site – as legend has it, the summer home of the Wargal, the giant snakelike creature that created waterways and brought life to the land. It's customar…
Public Art in Northam

Northam Silo Art

Part of WA's series of seven brilliant silo-art installations, spangled across the southwest wheat-belt region, Northam's towering rank of 16 silos has a fabulously weird future-fantasy scene on one end by London ar…
Historic Building in Northam

Morby Cottage

On the outskirts of town, this mud-brick and hessian-sacking cottage was built in 1836 to house John Morrell, the first white fella to arrive in Northam. The cottage also served as the town's first church, school, c…
Museum in Northam

Northam Heritage Centre

Housed in Northam's National Trust–registered train station which operated from 1886 to 1966, this low-key museum showcases railway memorabilia, including a prized Pmr721 steam engine (train spotters rejoice!).