Museums & Monuments

Rottnest Island Museum
Originally a hayshed and granary, the museum was built by the aboriginal prisoners in 1857. The museum houses a wealth of photographs and exhibits of Aboriginal prisoners, marine wrecks, European settlement, communications and recreation.
Western Australian Museum
Stories and exhibitions of local Aboriginal people, the States flora, fauna and biodiversity, minerals, meteorites, megafauna, dinosaurs and prehistoric earth. Located at the Perth Cultural Centre, James Street, Perth.
Australian Sailing Museum
Display of Americas Cup Models and history from 1851. Open from 09:00 - 17-00 daily. Situated on the Boardwalk, Ormsby Terrace, Mandurah.
The Western Australian Museum Maritime
Situated on Victoria Quay in Fremantle the Maritime Museum is home to the Americas Cup yacht Australia II, archaeological artefacts, a submarine tour and many exhibitions. Opening hours 0930 - 1700 hours.
The Round House
The gaol was built in 1886 and was the first public building built in Western Australia. It has since been used as a police lockup, accommodation for the water police and shipping storage. Located in Fremantle. Open 10:30-15:.30 daily.
Fremantle Motor Museum
Situated in Whiteman Park, the museum has a range of cars and motorcycles from the early 20th century through to the present. Also on display is the largest collection of 1/18 scale model cars in Australia.
The Art Gallery of Western Australia
The gallery houses the State Art Collection including Indigenous art, pre-eminent collection of Western Australian art and design and Australian and International art and design. Situated in the south eastern corner of the Perth Cultural Centre.
The Miller Bakehouse Museum
Western Australias only museum of baking, it was housed in a 1935 bakery. Exhibits include the last horsedrawn bakers cart used on the metropolitan roads and a wood-fired peel oven. 7 Baal Street, Palmyra. Wheelchair friendly.
Fremantle War Memorial
Situated on Monument Hill and surrounded by 11 acres of reserve with 360 degree views over Fremantle and Garden Island, it commemorates World War I, World II, the Korean War, Malayan Emergency and Vietnam War.
Mundaring & Hills District Museum
The museum houses a permanent display about places, people and events of historical interest in the Mundaring Shire.
The Perth Bell Tower
Located at Barrack Square, built between 1999 and 2001 to celebrate the Millennium it is home to the historic St. Martin-in-the-Fields together with six new bells. Open daily 10:00-18:00. Opening times may vary seasonally.

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