Museum Collection

Learn about the vital role played by the Reception Home in Mental Heath facilities in the 20th century.

The Museum offers visitors an insight into the vital role played by the Reception Home in Mental Health facilities developed throughout Western Australia in the 20th Century.

Located on Point Heathcote (Goolugatup), Heathcote Gallery & Museum is situated within the historic and heritage protected site of the old Point Heathcote Reception Home, later called Heathcote Hospital.

More information can be found on the new Heathcote Museum & Gallery website.

Collection

The Heathcote Museum has a small collection that includes photographs, a small number of historical artifacts, newspaper articles, maps and plans, oral histories and documents that relate to the site's history.

An overview of the site's history can be found in the Heathcote Historical Timeline (PDF).

Further enquiries can also be made at the Local History Centre at Wireless Hill Museum.