You are invited to listen to a heritage focused talk, enjoy entertainment from local entertainers, partake in afternoon tea and view a photo display.
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Join a trip down memory lane taking in the sights along the Mandurah foreshore. Experience an exciting, vibrant heritage walk through old Mandurah led for the first time by the museum curator.
Wander through the lovely gardens at the old homestead overlooking the Murray River.
Come and view this exhibition revealing the roles of settler women during the development of the Rockingham district.
During the school holidays come for family fun History Mystery tours and activity sheets.
On Mother's Day, the Museum’s Vintage Vehicle & Market Garden Machinery Day and Patchwork in the Park launches the new display in the Wagonhouse featuring local schools' histories and early migrant domestic machinery.
Discover the voices of the early Mrs Samsons, wives of merchants in the early days of the colony. View artefacts in the Fanny Samson Cottage Musuem relating to this WA business dating form 1829 and the Samson merchants, including recently discovered letters.
Hear individual stories of prisoners, warders and the authorities recounted by the volunteer guides in the Fremantle Round House - WA's oldest surviving public building, purpose built as a gaol in 1832. Try the pillories for size, ring the curfew bell and see the cannon being fired at 1pm.
Join a guided tour to uncover the legacy of Indigenous incarceration at ‘Walyalup’, a story of sadness and survival. Life inside the Prison was difficult for many, but for Indigenous inmates, there were often additional challenges.
Join Heritage Conservation Manager Luke Donegan as he discusses the Australian Convict Sites World Heritage Property, including Western Australia’s only World Heritage listed building, Fremantle Prison.
Step back in time on a guided tour and discover the fascinating convict history of Fremantle Prison, Western Australia’s only World Heritage listed building. Find out why almost 10,000 men were transported, how they built their own prison and helped to shape the future of WA.
Until the 1950s many Noongar people lived in camps throughout the Perth metropolitan area. Locations were on the fringes of suburbs, often close to earlier, traditional campsites. These camps are an important part of our shared history but remain relatively unknown in the wider community.
Come and enjoy the amazing cartoons of Ben Strange, political cartoonist for the Western Mail from 1900-1930.
Enjoy a look inside Samson House, the home of a family that arrived in Western Australia at the start of European settlement now filled with treasures from three generations. Hear about some of the remarkable women who were born or married into the Samson family.