Swan Guildford Historical Society

Dedicated to Preserving Western Australia’s Third Most Significant Historical Collection since 1962
Established in 1962, Swan Guildford Historical Society aims to collect, conserve and display items relating to Guildford, a strategically important town in the development of Western Australia. We promote Guildford by:
  • Providing educational tours of the Colonial Gaol and Taylor's Cottage
  • Hosting monthly lectures on a history topic about the region
  • Participating in any council proceedings that discuss preserving historical sites in the area
  • Curating, accessioning, cataloguing and displaying donated items
  • Producing a monthly newsletter

Download a copy of our latest newsletter Here



The membership year runs from 1st February to 31st January. Your contribution helps us maintain collections, and bring history alive for museum visitors.

Members are cordially invited to attend history lectures at the Mechanics Institute. Join us on the second Monday evening of each month. All welcome. These events are advertised on Facebook one week prior to the event.

To apply for membership, OR renew your current membership, download a membership form Here