Discover and learn the history of our City.
Local History Centre
The City of Melville collects and preserves historical information and artefacts within the Local History Centre at Wireless Hill Museum. These items include:
- Oral history interviews;
- Newspaper articles;
- A reference library collection; and
- History publications about the City of Melville & Melville area.
Help build Melville's history by sharing your Melville Memories from 1968 till now!For more information and to submit your memories, click here.
The City of Melville Local History Centre has a local history reference collection. The public files of the collection are available Tuesday to Friday between 9.00am and 4.00pm. Please contact Wireless Hill Museum before visiting.
For a fee, we can supply copies of photographs for research, presentation, or personal use.
If you have a question for the Local History team, please complete the enquiry form at the bottom of the page.
Alternatively, please download and complete a Local History Public Enquiry Form. (Please note that the Local History staff require at least one week’s notice to respond to your enquiry.)
City of Melville Suburb Facts
Click here to learn more about the history of the suburbs
Municipal Heritage Inventory / Local Government Inventory
Click here for information about the buildings and places in the City of Melville that are listed as having cultural significance.
Wireless Hill Museum - Associated Groups