Historic Facts

Discover more about the exciting history of the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder

The City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder has a rich and diverse history.  This City of Gold began life with humble bough homes which quickly evolved to extraordinary architectural buildings such as the Palace and Exchange Hotels.  Visit Kalgoorlie-Boulder and discover more about the fascinating lives of Paddy Hannan, Tom Flanagan, Daniel Shea and C. Y. O'Connor.  Walk in their footsteps and experience how Australian history was made.

City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder Timeline (PDF)

Meet the Team

Goldfields War Museum

 Kalgoorlie Town Hall

Boulder Town Hall

Historic landmarks


The City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder is known for its many wonderful historic buildings, which draws annually, thousands of history enthusiasts. To find out more click here.