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Old Court House Law Museum

| Cnr Barrack Street & St, Stirling Gardens, Perth, Western Australia 6000, Australia
+61 8 9324 8688
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“Old Law Museum is the perfect way for locals and visitors to spend time in urban Perth”
5 Dec 2017
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| Cnr Barrack Street & St, Stirling Gardens, Perth, Western Australia 6000, Australia
+61 8 9324 8688
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The Old Law Museum, situated adjacent to the Supreme Court in Perth's iconic Stirling Gardens, promised and delivered an enduring and poignant experience. The oldest human-built structure in Perth (built in 1836) that served not only as a court but also a community hall and...More

Thank Brunstei
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Reviewed 5 December 2017

I stumbled upon this museum today and was pleasantly surprised. It was a very thought provoking and emotional place in particular when listening to the stories of the indigenous people involved in the stolen generations and the laws imposed which impacted on them most of...More

Thank Babyda
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

This small museum in a historic building explores the role of law in WA. You get a free audio guide which provides an interesting commentary. Many of the stories are from the aboriginal perspective. It helps you to understand both the Aboriginal and European perspectives...More

Thank Robert D
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

Being a lifetime Perth resident I never was aware of this small museum & only "discovered" it while "killing time" wandering Supreme court Gardens Oldest surviving building in Perth & now a very well presented museum of legal history commencing from colonial days

Thank Darrel J
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Reviewed 21 March 2017

Walking around the gardens this building just trapped my attention standing there so beautiful and old my passion for legal issues called me inside and i felt the perfect vibes.... the history of law issues which are often forgotten by all.... a lot to learn...a...More

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Reviewed 18 November 2016

It is great to see an old building retained as it was when it operated as an original Court House in Perth and the place is steeped in history and beautifully maintained.The people who were there were helpful. There is a suggested donation to visit...More

Thank Oldjack
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Reviewed 4 August 2016

Really interesting, make some time to visit. Lots of information about the settlers and them applying British laws in Australia.

Thank Hollymount26
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Reviewed 24 April 2016

We found this amazing place by accident really but are so glad that we did. We heard about and saw pictures of way that the Aboriginal lore was overturned by settler law and the stories of convictions of Aboriginal people for things that were not...More

Thank lemumbo
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Reviewed 17 October 2015

This is a very small museum and there was actually a civic meeting of some kind going on when I visited but being the only visitor I was made to feel very welcome. It tells the history of the law and how native people were...More

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