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Built in 1835, this is the oldest surviving industrial site in Perth and once the primary source of flour in the new Swan River colony.
Since 1992 it has been refurbished and preserved and is now a fine example of WA heritage.
Tucked away in...More
I'm writing a review as the mill is a rare piece of history that has survived threats of demolition. Lovingly cared for by volunteers and hopefully it can be enjoyed by generations to come. So glad I dropped by.
The Old Mill was destined for demolition in 1957 but it was rescued by a generous benefactor. The Old Mill dates from 1833, making it one of the state's oldest structures -- the Swan River Colony was founded in 1829. It's an impressive building. It's...More
It was nice to see a mill in Perth. It was built in 1833. Two years later, they replaced it. The mill eventually fell in decay.
It was rescued from the demolition in 1957. Now it is open for the public.
The mill is restored...More
This is well worth a visit, it is one of the oldest colonial buildings in Perth. Lots of interesting information on signs and staff are always friendly and helpful. There is the windmill and an old house. Entry is a gold coin donation.
Went past the Mill today and found it closed over the holiday period, as it is run by volunteers this is understandable, we were able to get some good photos of the outside and the story behind it, good too see the historic building had...More
Part of South Perth not always seen by interstate or overseas visitors. Not a lot to see at this historic site but it is worth a visit. The Old Mill is evidence of how interesting history can be and how hard things were for the...More
New things for certain, this flour mill is old and a historical landmark in the European settlement of Perth. It has an interesting history worth reading about in the signs around the site, and it was nice to have a look at the mill and...More