The Royal Western Australian Historical Society (Inc.)
The Royal Western Australian Historical Society has had a pioneering role in the conservation and interpretation of Western Australia’s social history and supports recognition of Indigenous history and culture which predates and parallels the period of European history.
Come visit us
Our Museum and Library historical collections offer rare and unique material that deal specifically with Western Australian history. The Museum provides displays of its collections which are changed from time-to-time. The Library is a reference library and items are not for loan, so we invite you to visit and explore our valuable collection.
- We're open 10.00am – 4.00pm Monday-Friday (except public holidays)
- Visit Stirling House, 49 Broadway, Nedlands, WA, 6009
- Library use is free to members, with fees for organisations and non-members
- Museum visits are free
The Royal Western Australian Historical Society (Inc.) 49 Broadway, cnr Clark St
Nedlands, WA, 6009
Tel. +61 8 9386 3841
Image: PERTH FROM MT ELIZA RWAHS A1946.2c
A network of affiliated historical societies, comprising more than seventy organisations and over two thousand members, has been developed across Western Australia. These societies support a growing community awareness and appreciation of local history and heritage.