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The historic Freshwater Bay School is home to the Claremont Museum. Originally constructed in 1862 the building functioned as the first school between Perth and Fremantle. Throughout its history the building has also been a place of religious worship, a boarding house for young men, a police station and police quarters. The Town of Claremont opened the building as Claremont Museum in 1975 after it had been relinquished by the Police Department, making it the first metropolitan council-owned museum. The Museum collects, preserves, interprets and exhibits the cultural heritage of Claremont.

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Opening Hours

Open all year round

Monday to Thursday 10am to 4pm
Friday to Saturday Closed
Sunday 10am to 2pm

Contact the Museum

For more information about the Claremont Museum, contact us at:

Phone: 9285 4300 Email:

Address: 66 Victoria Ave, Claremont WA 6010

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