Join us for a guided transport discovery tour of Whiteman Park’s unique transport heritage story. From the drover to the driver to the all-important passenger, there is a lot that goes into conserving our transport history for the future.
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Whiteman Park will release its fifth set of quality Heritage Collector Cards featuring an item from each of the Park’s seven heritage collections. Pick up a collector card trail map to discover each of the treasures featured in the 2018 series!
Take this rare opportunity to be guided through Bennett Brook Railway’s workshops and the Bus Preservation Society’s Depot. You’ll get a special behind the scenes look at a working steam railway, see current projects from both groups and find out how you can help each organisation.
Enjoy a rare opportunity to see the Bus Preservation Society of WA's impressive fleet of restored buses and tour the workshops where they make it happen! You’ll get to inspect their impressive collection of heritage buses, including some that are currently under repair or restoration.
Discover some intriguing pieces from the Whiteman Collection on this special behind the scenes tour of Revolutions Transport Museum
Discover the only active print shop in WA that still operates and prints for the general public using historic printing equipment. Visitors will be able to view various print demonstrations as well as try out some hands-on activities.
Climb on board the Scarborough Bus Service 15 and see and hear what is involved in bus restoration.
Catch an electric tram from the Village for a tour that takes in the complexities of electric tram maintenance and restoration. Find out about what the Society does and experience areas of the Carbarn and workshops rarely seen by the public.
Join the Perth Electric Tramway Society, the Bus Preservation Society of WA and the Motor Museum of WA for a look back through our transporting history. Take a tram ride, or vintage bus ride through the Park, see the displays and amaze at how far public transport has come.
Join Revolutions Transport Museum in launching the 2018 Heritage Festival with a flourish these holidays! Kids will be introduced to all six transport heritage groups and help to make special banners to celebrate each of them. A fun activity for all those little train, tractor and car enthusiasts!
Enjoy Woodbridge, a grand old home with iron lacework, parquetry, polished jarrah, tessellated tile floors and many original furnishings.
Life and customs have changed over the years and it is important we pass on Our Story to Our Family. What we did as children and how we lived is very different to our grandchildren's lives. No phones or TV - just good old fashioned fun. Hear two personal stories and learn how to record your story
Peninsula Farm was one of the first farms in the Swan River Colony and the earliest metro residence still standing. Today Peninsula Farm offers a tranquil experience where you can enjoy a meal on the banks of the Swan River under the oak trees.
Attend an ANZAC ceremony at the home of one of the first European families to settle in the Swan River Colony.
The KSP Writers' Centre in the Perth hills region of Western Australia offers a rich cultural and ANZAC history, as well as being a hub for writers of all ages and abilities. This free family event offers guided heritage tours, kids activities, honesty cafe, sausage sizzle and story performances.
From Chinese market gardeners to Italian farmers, post- war migrants to local families, there are many stories of multicultural life in Belmont. Discover the many ways different cultures have lived, worked and played in Belmont over many generations through photos, artefacts and stories.
An interactive panel discussion featuring representatives from the diverse cultures and communities within the City of Belmont, hosted and moderated by author, broadcaster and former Executive Director of Heritage Perth, Richard Offen.