Western Australia

Western Australia

Merredin Museum and Historical Society

The museum complex comprises four main buildings, an entrance and parcels office circa 1923; signal box with 95 levers circa 1913; ladies and men's waiting rooms circa 1917; and a refreshment room and bar circa 1923 with bar circa 1906.

Wyalkatchem C.B.H. Agricultural Museum

Situated in the main street of Wyalkatchem, the main museum building is a 1936 Wheat Bin. Bulk handling of wheat originated in the Shire of Wyalkatchem and the wheat bin is the oldest in preservation and is a museum piece on its own. Most items have been restored and are still operational.

Fremantle History Museum

The museum is a branch of the Western Australian Museum. It is housed in a significant, convict built, former lunatic asylum, listed on the Register of the National Estate. Exhibitions and collections reflect aspects of WA history, with a special focus on Fremantle and its communities.

Western Australian Museum, Kalgoorlie-Boulder

The Museum is a branch of the Western Australian Museum. It is housed in a modern building dominated by a massive mining headframe attached to an old hotel - all within botanical gardens - containing genuine and replica buildings showing aspects of goldfields life.

Western Australian Maritime Museum

Maritime museum focussing on display of shipwreck material. Housed in a registered historic building - the former convict built government commissariat (built in 1851, with later additions). A major 'icon' is the reconstructed hull of the Dutch East India 'Batavia' (1629) and associated objects.

Art Gallery of Western Australia

The Art Gallery of Western Australia is the oldest visual arts organisation in the state, having acquired its first work of art in 1895. It is housed in two buildings: the main Gallery was completed in 1979 and the adjoining Centenary Galleries were restored in 1995.

Kalamunda History Village

Kalamunda History Village is a local history museum on the site of the original Kalamunda railway station yard. The two original station buildings and platform are listed as buildings of significance by the National trust of Australia.

Albany Residency Museum

This museum is a branch of the Western Australian Museum. It's colonial, modern and recycled buildings have spectacular views. The collection highlights dioramas of natural history, maritime, whaling, social history, exploration and aboriginal interactions.

Claremont Museum

In 1863 the first school between Perth and Freemantle was built on Freshwater Bay. This building now forms the core of the museum site, which opened in 1975. Exhibits are changed periodically and address issues related to the loacl history of Claremont.

Anzac Cottage

Anzac Cottage is a historic house built in 1916. The house was built in one day by a team of over 200 volunteers with donated building materials. It is Australia's first war memorial dedicated to World War I and was built to house a returned Gallipoli war veteran.

City of Belmont Historical Society Museum

The Museum has a collection of items relating to the local history of the the districts within the City of Belmont and resides in a purpose-built building, in early colonial style. The collections cover household items and early industries, with a special interest in horse racing.

City of Gosnells Museum - Wilkinson Homestead

The City of Gosnells Museum - Wilkinson Homestead (formerly known as Orange Tree Farm) is a local history museum located in a suburb of Perth, Western Australia. The Wilkinson Homestead, built in 1912, is the main museum building and is State Heritage Listed.

Mandurah Community Museum

The museum houses showcases which tell the history of early pioneers of Mandurah. A lifesize model of a Megamouth Shark (the original is in the WA museum) found on local beach is also on display.

Avondale Discovery Farm

Agricultural past displayed on modern working farm. Attractions include an animal nursery, picnic area and landcare farm drive trail, homestead built in 1850 and 1890s Oregon stable complex that houses our Clydesdale horses. The farm buildings are still in use.

The Leonora Gwalia Historical Museum Ltd

A very large historical precinct of mining equipment and buildings (commissioned by Herbert Hoover, 1896) and restored houses, shop and boarding house in the town of Gwalia. The Museum has a excellent display of photographs, business and household equipment from 100 years of mining.

The Residency Museum

Built C1852 as part of Convict Hiring Depot, later extended for use by Resident Magistrate. Taken over in 1902 by the State Health Department and included in the hospital complex until 1963.

Royal Western Australian Historical Society (Inc)

Housed in an old building that has been extended. We have a small Museum which embraces a costume collection of c 2,000 pieces, an art collection of c 200 pieces, a huge photograph collection and a library.

Kojonup Historical Society

The Kojonup Historical Society have been given the responsibility of two major historical buildings in Kojonup. The military barracks, built by the 51st regiment in 1845 as a military outpost, is now a museum featuring the building's past as the outpost, a school and a private residence.

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