Jarrahdale Museum and History
To learn more about Jarrahdale, visit The Old Post Office Museum, 631 Jarrahdale Road, Jarrahdale. Open Weekends and Public Holidays or make a special appointment for your group please contact us.
"... Initially the location was known as 'Jarrahdale Station, The Serpentine' and to the locals as Jarrahdale Village.
Jarrahdale developed steadily and by the mid 1870s, fifty houses had been built as well as a materials store and workshop supporting the mill, plus a school for the town. Some recreational facilities were established including a library..." Read more about the History of Jarrahdale.
Ongoing Exhibit: First Timber Town
This exhibition brings together interesting facts, artifacts and photographs from the very early days of Jarrahdale - First Timber Town.
Visit the museum on weekends or public holidays.
Alternatively, if you would like to make a special visit, members of the Society will be more than happy to open the museum – contact us!
Jarrahdale's Museum and Historical Places of Interest:
Old Post Office Museum
The Old Post Office not only serves as a tourist centre, but also as a museum, documenting the history of the area. It is home to a large collection of historical records and photos, unique to this museum. Located on Jarrahdale Road, Jarrahdale. The Museum is closed from mid-December until February. Viewings can also be arranged by appointment: (08) 9525 5161 - Read More
Saturday: 10.00am - 2.00pm
Sunday: 10.00am - 4.00pm
Public Holidays: 10.00am - 4.00pm
Tel: 9525 5358
Catholic Church St Maria Goretti
In 1923 Father T.R. O’Grady handed over his presbytery to the Sisters of St Joseph’s for a convent and took up residence at the back of the old church. On 24 February 1924 a school was opened in a hall with 35 children in attendance. - Read More
Historic Jarrahdale Cemetery
Jarrahdale General Store
Mill Managers House
St Paul's Anglican Church
The church was moved to its present site in December 2008. - Read More
Old Post Office Museum
Built in 1896, the Old Post Office provides a wealth of information on the attractions of Jarrahdale, its rich history, as well as a range of local crafts at reasonable prices.
Our award winning guided walks start at the Old Post Office Museum, 631 Jarrahdale Road, unless stated otherwise. Donations appreciated – funds go towards upkeep of trails, signs etc.
History of Jarrahdale
In the 1830s, a route was marked and cleared from the Kelmscott region south east to King George Sound, (now Albany) and was to be known in time as the Albany Highway...