Experience an Earthquake at the Cunderdin Museum

Step inside and learn a lot about the history of this small Wheatbelt town, including the famous Meckering earthquake of October 1968.

A leisurely two-hour drive east of Perth, Cunderdin is a small Wheatbelt town with a lot of character.
The Cunderdin Museum, operated and managed by the Shire of Cunderdin, is situated in the original pump station along the Goldfields water supply scheme, which was operational in the first half of the 20th Century.
The Museum offers visitors a slice of history through their interactive exhibits, including a look at the airfield, the pipeline and Meckering history; including the famous 1968 Meckering earthquake, the most destructive earthquake ever recorded in Australia’s history.
You can even step inside the earthquake simulator house which shakes and vibrates, offering Museum-goers a chance to experience what it was like to be living in the area at the time.
The Cunderdin Museum is open every day from 10am to 4pm, check it out on your next visit into town.


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