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Historic Attractions in Western Australia
 


To find more about the heritage and history of Western Australia, click on the region that you are interested in on the adjacent map, then the follow the links. This will help you to make the most of your holiday in this great state. The Royal Western Australian Historical Society website will be of interest to anyone wanting more information about WA History.    Western Australia Then and Now, is a guide for those who are interested in more than just the tourist attractions.

The National Trust of Australia (Western Australia) are responsible for many properties around the state, while Heritage Perth will help you explore the history of our capital city.   You will find a number of accommodation options based on Historic Properties and Country Pub .  If you know of others please let me know by email to barry@touristradio.com.au .  
  WA Bed and Breakfast by tourism regions
Australia's South West
For more general information visit Australia's South West. You will find several of the major historic attraction of the South West via the Working Life  website.
   
Albany Historic Albany - experience a living piece of Albany 's history at the Convict Gaol, Patrick Taylor's Cottage, the Brig Amity - and much more)
Boyanup South West Rail & Heritage Centre     
Bunbury



Featured Wood Gallery and Museum, a lifetime of working with wood and a passion for collecting has resulted in the creation of the Featured Wood Gallery and Museum in Australind.
King Cottage Museum, once a home to four generations of the King family, King Cottage is now a museum that provides people with the opportunity to step into the lives of some of Bunbury’s earliest residents. Housing an extensive collection of historic items, the cottage’s history stretches back as far as the 1800s.
Busselton


Wonnerup House, is nestled between a majestic Tuart forest and theVasse Estuary wetlands, the peaceful, almost romantic setting of Wonnerup belies a more difficult and turbulent past.Less than 10 km north of Busselton, the house built in 1859 was not the first on this site.
  Tiger Moth Adventure Flights provide you with a unique, fun, and above all, safe, experience, over some of the Southwest's beautiful coastline and countryside. Step back in time as you climb into one of Western Australia's ex RAAF, iconic, vintage Tiger Moths.
  Busselton Museum, The Butter Factory was opened in 1918.The State Government, through the Agricultural Department, owned it for some years as the Vasse Butter Factory.
  Busselton Jetty, extending 1.84 kilometres over the protected waters of Geographe Bay, the heritage listed  Jetty is the longest timber-piled jetty in the Southern Hemisphere and the second longest in the world.
Dardanup Dardanup Heritage Park Travel back in time at the Dardanup Heritage Park with one of Australia’s finest collections of heritage items from our pioneering past.
Donnybrook Policeman’s Way is home to thousands of patches, tie pins, badges, hats, model cars, figurines and various other items of police memorabilia from all over the world. Policeman’s Way is the private collection of Larry Morgan, a former WA Police Officer with a passion for collecting. A passion that has spanned more than thirty years. Visit by appointment.
  Donnybrook Museum, visit by appointment
Greenbushes


Greenbushes Discovery Centre a multi-media display unique to the South West.    This historic mining/timber town is situated 250km south of Perth and is located between Balingup and Bridgetown on the south west highway in the state's south-west. Greenbushes has a tantalising history and is well worth a visit.
Harvey Harvey History Online including Harvey Oral History
  Yarloop Workshops and Steam Museum New listing
Northcliffe


Northcliffe Pioneer Museum has an outstanding collection of original items used by the Northcliffe Group Settlers more than 80 years ago, illustrating their domestic life and work on the dairy farms, on which the district of Northcliffe was founded.
Waroona Vintage Machinery Rally  Sunday 20 September 2015
Yaloop


Yarloop Workshops Inc   was formed originally by direct descendents of original employees, retired employees and local residents dedicated to establishing the site as “A centre of inspiration showcasing the pioneering endeavours of cutting edge timber industry technologies between 1898 and 1976”
Experience Perth
All the towns of the Perth Experience region are within 2 hours drove of the city, from the coast to the Darling Range. Swan River Stories provides a fascinating look at the social, political and environmental history of Perth water, as told through the use of original photographs and text specifically written for the site. The website WA TV History is a great source of information on this industry.
   
Bassenden Rail Heritage WA operators of the Rail Transport Museum.
Fremantle Army Museum of Western Australia
Mandurah West Coast Motor Museum
Midland Midland Railway Workshops Interpretative Centre
New Norcia   Australia's only monastic town
Perth
The Museum of Perth chronicles the social, cultural, political and architectural history of Perth
  Heritage Perth will help you explore the history of our capital city.
Pinjarra The Roger May Machinery Museum and Cart Shed
Serpentine Hugh Manning Tractor & Machinery Museum
   
Australia's Golden Outback
Australia's Golden Outback takes in Esperance, Kalgoorlie, the Wheatbelt and the vast interior. The Golden Pipeline Heritage Trail takes you from Perth to Kalgoorlie along the historic Pipeline while the Golden Quest Discovery Trail is a 965 km adventure drive in the WA Goldfields.
Esperance



Esperance Stonehenge new listing, Not WA History yet, but still a fascinating place to visit if you are interested in History. Esperance Stonehenge  has been constructed on the South Coast of Western Australia. While there are thought to be 66 large, permanent replicas of Stonehenge throughout the world, the Esperance project is believed to be the only life size stone one.
Hyden Tressie's Museum and Caravan Park
Kalgoorlie Loop Line Railway Museum  
  Mining Hall of Fame
  Royal Flying Doctor Service Kalgoorlie
Leonora Gwalia Historic Site
Nungarin Nungarin Heritage Machinery and Army Museum
   
Australia's Coral Coast
Carnamah
Carnamah Historical Society , founded in 1983 to collect, record, preserve and promote local history.
   
   
   
Australia's North West
   
   
   
General Australian History Websites
Australian Cartoon Museum
Australian Screen  Australia's audiovisual  heritage online
Australian Heritage Magazine
Australian Heritage Directory (Government)
Vintage Caravans  a site dedicated to the subject of pre 1970 caravans in Australia
 
 
To list your West Australian Historic Attraction on this site   please email barry@touristradio.com.au
Australia's South West Experiance Perth Australia's Coral Coast Australia's North West Australia's Golden Outback