We’re getting ready for your return

The National Trust of Western Australia is excited to announce that its properties will start to reopen from 1 September.

In anticipation of reopening the health and safety of visitors and volunteers has been a top priority. Aside from our volunteers receiving customer service and COVID-19 safety training, additional cleaning will be taking place in communal areas. COVID-19 safety plans are currently being developed that align with state government’s Phase 4 regulations. These plans will be available to download from our website shortly via the home page and relevant property pages.

Some things will be different for you when you return which we have detailed below.

  • A cashless model is favoured so we ask that you pay by card.
  • Some limitations will be placed on our visitor numbers to ensure there is enough space for everyone so you may have to wait during peak periods. Your patience is appreciated.
  • We ask that all visitors adhere to physical distancing rules of 1.5m.
  • We will have hand sanitising stations available at all of our properties

Even with the extra precautions we have put in place to make your time with us safer, we know some of you may be still unable to visit us. If this is so, we encourage you to continue to stay connected us via our Website and on Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn.


Below is a list of properties that are reopening, their opening times and what date their doors will open.

East Perth Cemeteries

Opening Sunday 6 September

Hours: Sunday 2pm – 4pm.



Opening Thursday 3 September

Hours: Thursday to Saturday 10:00am – 4:00pm, no booking required.

Sundays and public holidays, tours by appointment only.

Grounds are open daily.


No 1 Pump Station

Opening Saturday 5 September

Hours: Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays 12pm – 4pm.

Open all Public Holidays except Good Friday and Christmas Day.


Peninsula Farm

Opening Friday 4 September

Hours: Friday to Sunday 12.30pm – 4pm. Grounds open daily.


Samson House

Opening Sunday 6 September

Hours: First Sunday of the month. Bookings essential via Eventbrite.


York Courthouse Complex

Opening Thursday 3 September

Hours: Thursday to Monday, 10am – 4pm.


As always, I want to thank you for all you do to care for Western Australia’s cultural and natural heritage. Your ongoing support for our mission is greatly appreciated.

We are looking forward to welcoming you in September.

Julian Donaldson M.ICOMOS
Chief Executive Officer

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