The Boatshed

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  • Freshwater Bay Museum after restoration, 2013.
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The Historic Boat Shed

The historic boat shed on the Freshwater Bay foreshore is a key part of the Freshwater Bay Museum. It was donated to the Museum by the Mews  family and moved from its Victoria Avenue site to its current location in 1996. In the past two years the Town of Claremont and the Museum have worked to upgrade the boatshed with two Lotterywest Grants for the Interpretation of Cultural Heritage and one Community Heritage Grant for Conservation from the National Library of Australia.

Interpretive materials both inside and outside the boatshed tell an important story of the boat shed in relation to the Swan River and Freshwater Bay.

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