Opened in November 1997 the museum is housed in the Old School building (c.1908) in the Mundaring town centre. This museum enables the MHHS local history collection to come "alive" - and not just gather dust! The past ten years have seen many exhibitions, displays and events at the museum for the benefit of the whole community.
The Mundaring district Museum is located at 7225 Great Eastern Highway, Mundaring - see map
The museum opens in conjunction with the hours for the Mundaring Visitor Centre.
Generally the times are -
Monday - Saturday 9.30am to 4pm
Sundays and Public Holidays 10.30am to 2.30pm
Contact the curator Paul Bridges 9295 0540 or email firstname.lastname@example.org The MHHS welcomes proposals from the local community on potential historical displays for the museum. As well as donations of items for display.
School groups are encouraged to attend the museum - as are group bookings from other organizations. Arrangements must be made prior to the day by contacting the curator.
Mundaring District Museum will reopen in August 2010 after six months of refurbishment . Housed in the 1908 first Mundaring Primary School classroom, the museum has undergone a transformation with new interpretation panels telling the story of Mundaring. Details here »
Some of the new interpretation panels include:
Our indigenous beginning
Early European Exploration
Evolving Local Government
The Timber Industry
Rail and Evolving Communities