Public Programmes at the Museum

The Law Society’s Old Court House Museum offers a series of free events for the community, including school holiday programmes and Heritage Conversations. Click below to find out more.

School Holiday Programmes at the Old Court House Law Museum

Tuesday, 26 September – Thursday, 28 September and Tuesday, 3 October –
Thursday 5 October at 10.30am each day

Stories and craft activity: Two Black Shoes

Jennifer Hill, our artist-in-residence and storyteller, will provide children with the opportunity to explore this historic site.

Come and hear some of the hidden stories of the Old Court House and enter the world of the judge, jury and school room with an imaginative craft activity.

Children and carers register at reception on arrival.

Duration: Storytelling 25-30 minutes + 20 minutes craft activity

Cost: Free (booking essential)

Register: Heritage Perth

This Learning Development Programme is supported by Heritage Perth, using public funding by City of Perth.

Heritage Conversation Event: On We Go: The Wittenoom Way

Sunday, 15 October 2017, 10.00am – 11.00am

Nearly two centuries have passed since a widowed young clergyman, John Burdett Wittenoom, stepped ashore in Perth. Join On We Go: The Wittenoom Way co-author Pamela Statham-Drew and hear of the fortunes of the chaplain’s descendants. It’s a fascinating, inspiring and epic story.

Cost: Free

Register: Heritage Perth


Heritage Conversation Event: May 2018

An annual event at the Museum which a prominent speaker presents on Western Australian heritage during the National Trust Heritage Festival and Law Week.

Event TBC

Heritage Days Weekend: Open Day

The Museum will be open from 11.00am to 3.00pm as part of Heritage Perth’s Heritage Days Weekend.

Sunday, 15 October 2017, 11.00am – 3.00pm

Cost: Free

Registrations open soon