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Museum Closure to the Public for 2018

The Museum is still closed due to redevelopment of the site. Please check our website regularly and Town of Claremont publications for events and school holiday programs throughout the year. A reopening date will also be advised on our website.

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History in a Coffee Cup – NOONGAR BOODJA – Thursday 1 December- 9.30am to 10.30am

Take a journey back thousands of years and immerse yourself in the life and culture of the Noongar Boodja People. Explore the 6 seasons, learn about bush tucker, medicinal plants and handle artefacts from this amazing ancient culture.Free event at Freshwater Bay Museum. Morning tea provided.  Bookings preferred: 9340 6981 or or

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Intergenerational Play Day at Freshwater Bay Museum

Calling all kids, parents and grandparents; come and play! Tuesday September 6th from 10am to 12pm at the Freshwater Bay Museum. Attractions include: Swan Valley Cuddly Animal Farm, tub washing & old fashioned games. For more details of this free event call 1800 171 882, 9340 6983, or    

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Mrs Herbert’s Holiday Fun! Thursday July 14 2016

Step back in time at the Freshwater Bay Museum and take part in a variety of fun activities. Write with pen and ink, bake biscuits in the wood fired stove and play olden days games. This program is suitable for primary school aged children, the session runs from 10:00-12:00. Pip Stokes 9340 6921 or Freshwater Bay Museum 66 Victoria […]

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Claremont School of Art – Thursday 2 June – 9.30am to 10.30am

Join us for a trip down memory lane with Claremont School of Arts’ former teachers Rosemary Hunter and Tony Jones MA recollecting stories from this unique educational institution. This is a free event, morning tea is provided. RSVP essential. Phone: 9340 6983 or email: Freshwater Bay Museum, 66 Victoria Ave, Claremont.  

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MAY IN MAY – Sunday 1st May 2016 – 1pm – 3pm

Celebrating the Work & Life of May Gibbs. Did you know May Gibbs once lived in Claremont? Come and meet May’s descendants and listen to some Snugglepot and Cuddlepie storytelling. Take part in gumnut craft activities and have a wildflower face painting. All ages welcome to this free family friendly event. All events and activities […]

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