May Gibbs

Gum-Nut Babies Exhibition

May the stories begin …

An exhibition celebrating

100 years of Gum-Nut Babies

First edition books, original artwork*, early prints and memorabilia




Opening hours Fri 10am - 4pm Sat/Sun 1-4pm


© Northcott Society & Cerebral Palsy Alliance 2017

Entry by gold coin

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New Photographic Exhibition July - September 2016

Fifty images of South Perth 1860 - 1950

Early photographs of houses, cars, family life, school days, recreation, Perth Zoo, Haddon Hall, (Nuytsia), May Gibb’s family home, The Dune and the Old Mill are just some of the 52 images on show at the South Perth Historical Society’s new photographic exhibition at Heritage House, South Perth.

Many of the images are being displayed for the first time in the gallery and certain to attract keen interest from local history buffs.

Society President Lynn O’Hara said the photos provided the community with a valuable insight into what life was like in the early days of the peninsula.

“Our thanks to the City of South Perth for giving us permission to use some of the photographs from its ‘Picture South Perth’ Collection,” she said.

“Together with our own images believe this exhibition is one of the most exciting our members have produced.”

Gold coin entry.

A Park for all Reasons - 05-19 Mar 2016

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City of South Perth Historical Society Inc.


The exhibition covers the story of Sir James Mitchell Park from its inception to present day with a focus on the Chinese Market Gardens. There will be a display of photographic images, maps of the park over the last 100 years, plus a display of more than 30 artefacts from market gardens in South Perth and its surrounds.

Special guest Kaylene Poon, a specialist in early Western Australian Chinese history, will be available on Opening Day to talk to guests and answer questions.

  • Accessible event
  • Daily - 10am - 4pm,
  • Gold Coin Donation


30th February, 2010

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