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Merredin - Cities, Towns and Localities
Located some 285 km east of Perth, Merredin is the largest regional centre in the Central Eastern Wheat belt. The region is rich in history, with many historical landmarks and museums. There is a variety of accommodation to select from, a number of events are also held throughout the year, and you a selection of tours available.

The name Merredin is derived from an Aboriginal word ‘merrit-in’, the ‘place of the meritt’. The merritt is a eucalypts that was used by the Aborigines for making spears. Although it is also suggested that Merredin is an Aboriginal word for ‘huge bare granite rock’.

Check out our listing of Merredin accommodation. In addition to our listed online travel guide information, contact the local tourism visitor centre for your destination for more attractions, tours, local maps and other information.

Information Centre

Merredin and District Visitor Centre
Barrack Street
Ph: 08 9041 1668
Toll: 1300 736 283

Merredin Attractions

Merredin Military Museum
• Great Eastern Hwy, MERREDIN WA 6415
• Ph: 08 9041 1204 • Ph: 08 9041 1505 (AH) • Mobile: 0429 411 204
• Run and managed by volunteers, the museum houses memorabilia and equipment relating to all the conflicts since World War I, with some of the machinery still in working order.
Merredin Museum
• Great Eastern Hwy (in Pioneer Park), MERREDIN WA 6415
• Managed by volunteers of the Merredin Museum and Historical Society, this museum is a must for railway buffs. Being located in a railway station building, there are displays relating to the old steam engine days. There is a section on the army hospital and a historical collection relating to the pioneer women.
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