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Galleries in Mundaring Area


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Ford Farm Museum

The Ford Farm Museum in Bailup is home to an array of Ford vehicles including vintage Fords, muscle cars and racing cars.

  • Open Days/times:Open on the third Sunday of each month from March - September.
  • Museums:Motoring

Details

  • Facilities:Wheelchair Access
  • Open Days:By Appointment Only

Description

The Ford Farm Museum is open on the third Sunday of each month from March - September.For car club bookings of over 30 people we can arrange another date to open. 

BBQ, Tea & Coffee facilities are available on site.

Cool drinks can be purchased for a gold coin donation.

The Ford Farm Museum is located 30km east of Midland, WA.

Mundaring & Hills Historic Society District Museum

The Mundaring and Hills Historical Society (MHHS) was formed in 1989 to preserve the natural and cultural heritage of the Shire of Mundaring.

  • Historical Sites:Buildings
  • Museums:Local History

Details

  • Open Days:Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday,Saturday,Sunday

Description

MHHS have operated the Mundaring District Museum since 1997 in the old Mundaring School building, which houses a permanent display about people, places and events of historical interest in the Shire.  MHHS is able to assist schools and other groups in the organization of community-based historical events, compiling local history information and guest speakers.

Mundaring Arts Centre

The Mundaring Arts Centre is renowned throughout Western Australia as a unique and special place to discover exceptional, locally made art forms.

  • Galleries:Craft,Drawing,Glass,Painting,Photography,Pottery,Sculpture,Ceramics,Textiles
  • Open Days/times:Tuesday - Friday 10am - 5pm, Saturday - Sunday 11am - 3pm

Details

  • Open Days:Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday,Saturday,Sunday

Description

Located in the heart of Mundaring, this Community Arts Centre has operated for over 30 years working with artists and the community to provide festivals, community projects, workshops, outstanding exhibitions and a superb Gallery Gift shop.

FESTIVALS
MAC works with community partners and artists to present a variety of Festivals throughout the year, including:
• The Mundaring Truffle Festival (July/ August)
• Trek the Trail (September)
• Darlington Arts Festival (November)
• Biennially, the heARTlines Children’s Literature and Book Illustration Festival
A great way to get inspired, celebrate community and get involved!

COMMUNITY PROJECTS
MAC has a long established relationship with local schools, artists and community groups, working together to deliver recurring Arts projects and developing new projects each year. Find out more about our exciting Arts program and take part in:
• School Holiday Workshops
• Fine Art workshops
• Free Artist Talks
• Artist residencies
• Worn Out Wearable Art (WOWA) project
• Trek the Trail sculpture workshops
Plus much more…

 

NEST Australian Design Studio

Nest is a design studio specialising in local, quality, handmade art and craft products.

  • Galleries:Textiles,Mixed Media,Artist Studio,Art Gallery,Ceramics,Craft,Drawing,Glass,Painting,Pottery,Sculpture
  • Open Days/times:Friday - Sunday 10am - 4pm

Details

  • Open Days:Saturday,Sunday,Friday

Description

Opened in 2016, Nest is an art and design studio set in the heart of Darlington Village, a unique and very special hills environment. Working closeley with Western Australian artists and artisans, Maya Bouchard, herself an artist, holds a vision to create and exhibit a range of unique artworks and handcrafted items which are 100% Australian made.

Nest is also a centre for workshops and classes with various holistic and art based themes, they are run within gallery throughout the year; exhibitions, musical soirees and seasonal arts and crafts markets are also on the calendar.

No 1 Pump Station Mundaring

The No 1 Pump Station Mundaring stands at the foot of Mundaring Weir and provides an opportunity to explore one of Australia’s most significant industrial heritage sites. The pump station was opened in 1903 to transfer water from the Perth hills to the goldfields of Western Australia, a distance of 560 kilometres.

  • Museums:Local History,Other
  • Open Days/times:Sat & Sun 12PM - 4PM

Details

  • Open Days:Saturday,Sunday

Description

With its’ specially developed ‘interpretation machine’ and a number of informative plaques on display to explain the history and vision of the site, you will be amazed at the stories and controversy surrounding its development.

The building and its 41.5 metre chimney is a fascinating display of late 19th Century architecture, and if you have a passion for historic machines, you will be struck by the genius of a technology that has seen ninety million litres of water pumped daily uninterrupted. You can see three of the original Babcock and Wilcox boilers, the Green’s Economiser and one of the original Worthington triple expansion steam engines.

The No 1 Pump Station is the starting point for The Golden Pipeline Heritage Trail, which offers a range of walk and cycle trails around the weir.

Mundaring Weir is located a short one hour drive from Perth via Kalamunda or Midland. 

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