Welcome to the Perth History Centre

The City of Perth History Centre is dedicated to collecting and preserving items related to the history of the City of Perth.

The History Centre collection includes the Aboriginal occupation and the early days of European settlement in the City of Perth area to the present.
Although concentrating on the area that has been the City of Perth since the Local Government boundary changes in 1994, former suburbs in the Towns of Victoria Park, Cambridge and Vincent are also included until that date.

The Collection Includes

  • Books
  • Reports
  • Maps
  • Photographs
  • Oral History Interviews
  • Memorabilia
  • Rate Books
  • and much more

The History Centre collection can be accessed Monday to Friday 9am-5pm.
The History Centre is currently located at Level 1, 140 William St (enter from 140 William Street, taken Lift H to Level 1).

If you have any enquiries please contact us on (08) 9461 3510 or send us an email at: history.centre@cityofperth.wa.gov.au

Please note the City of Perth reserve the right to reproduce any comments or information provided on this blog without restriction at the discretion of the History Centre staff.