Are you interested in local history?
Like meeting new people and volunteering?
Then read on to find out more about us
The Society holds monthly meetings, activities and visits throughout the year for its members.
A bimonthly bulletin is published to keep members informed of the latest news of the museums, members and interesting stories of Kalamunda's history. Other publications on the history of Kalamunda are also published by the Society.
The Society also manages Kalamunda History Village and Stirk Cottage on behalf of the Shire of Kalamunda. Kalamunda History Village is the largest local history museum in Western Australia. A dedicated group of volunteers ensure that the buildings, grounds and artifacts in the museums are maintained and are available for enjoyment by visitors.
To encourage the study and writing of the history of Kalamunda and its districts.
To collect, classify and preserve records relating to the history of Kalamunda and its districts.
To publish articles and selected records in special bulletins, or in an official journal of the Society, or by any other method approved by the Society's Committee.
To interchange information among members of the Society by lectures, readings, discussions and exhibitions of historical material.
To promote public interest in and support for the preservation of historical relics, including buildings and sites; recognition of notable anniversaries in Kalamunda and its districts history, and the erection of memorials to outstanding persons and events.
In conjunction with the Shire of Kalamunda, to establish and maintain historic museums and archives by entering into Management Agreements with the Shire to formalise the manner in which the Society shall occupy and manage the properties known as Kalamunda Museum, also known as History Village, and Stirk Cottage.
To promote social gatherings of members, particularly excursions to historic sites.
To found, subsidise or contribute to any institutions, scholarships or prizes to give to effect any of the objects specified herein.
President ~ Jenny Lewis
Vice President ~ Tony Crowder
Secretary ~ Paula Wilkins
Treasurer ~ Tom Jackson
Archivist ~ John Ellison
Museum Officer ~ Peter Watson
Technical Officer ~ Garth Bird
Collections Manager ~ Marie Garwood
Publicity Officer ~ Dianne Harrison
Committee Members ~ Marie Garwood, Sheila Jackson, Gigi Hesterman
New members are always welcome.
Please contact us on (08) 9293 1371 for further information about joining.
The annual membership subscriptions
Single Member (over 16) ~ $20.00
Couple/family ~ $25.00
Senior ~ $15.00
Senior couple ~ $20.00
Junior (under 16) ~ $12.00
Please complete the form and we will get back to you as soon as possible with further details and to arrange a time for you to come in and meet us.