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Wanneroo Regional Museum

What's on

Museum opening times

  • Monday to Friday 10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Saturday 12:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Sunday - closed
  • Public holidays - closed

Note: Programs and events listed on this page are subject to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Please contact the museum directly on 9405 5920 or museum@wanneroo.wa.gov.au for up to date information regarding opening hours or any other enquiries.

Meet me at the Museum

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Come along and reminisce at Meet me at the Museum, meeting on the last Thursday of every month from 10:30am-12pm, commencing Thursday 26 May, in the Wanneroo Regional Museum.

With a different theme each month, this free drop-in event offers older adults the chance to sit back and share memories of times gone by with our friendly museum staff. Free tea and coffee are provided and all are welcome.

Group bookings

Groups are kindly asked to contact the museum ahead of time on 9405 5920 so we can help you plan your visit and ensure there is adequate space to accommodate all participants

It's All About the Past

Girl with vintage phone

When: Wednesdays // 10am to 12.30pm (during school terms)
Where: Wanneroo Regional Museum, Wanneroo Library & Cultural Centre, 3 Rocca Way, Wanneroo
Cost: Free, drop in, no bookings required.

Come join in the fun at Wanneroo Museum. You and your child can explore the past together through games, stories, crafts and real artefacts. Activities are self-led with staff on hand to provide ideas on how to enjoy your time at the museum. Suitable for children aged 2-5 years. Adults must stay and play. 

Sundays at Buckingham House and the Old Wanneroo Schoolhouse - REOPENS IN SEPTEMBER 2022

Buckingham house

When: Sundays during autumn and spring from 10:00am to 12:00pm. Closed public holidays. 
Where: Buckingham House, 10 Neville Drive, Wanneroo
Cost: FREE

Don’t miss this opportunity to step back in time at Buckingham House in Wanneroo. Now open on Sunday mornings during autumn and spring, this home gives a fascinating insight into life in early Wanneroo.

You can also visit the old Wanneroo Schoolhouse for a taste of school life from times past.

Self-guided tour and activities provided.

Sundays at Cockman House - REOPENS IN SEPTEMBER 2022

Image of Cockman House

When: Sundays during autumn and spring from 1:30pm to 4:00pm. Closed public holidays. 
Where: Cockman House, Ancestor Retreat, Woodvale
Cost: FREE

The City of Wanneroo’s oldest remaining residence, Cockman House, opens its doors to heritage loving visitors on Sunday afternoons in autumn and spring. Built by James Cockman and completed in 1860, Cockman House holds a special place in Wanneroo’s rich history as the home of one of its earliest settler families.

Visitors can pack a picnic to enjoy on the beautiful grounds and play some old fashioned games including quoits and skittles. No visit would be complete without a tour of the historic building to gain a fascinating insight into the lives of the pioneering Cockman family.

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