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Forest Heritage Centre

Acacia Rd, Dwellingup, Western Australia 6213, Australia
+61 8 9538 1395
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Whilst in Dwellingup we visited the Heritage centre. It cost about AU$5 each to get in and it is... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2018
Reg C
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Chichester, England, United Kingdom
Educational and interesting

This was a return visit after many years away and i was not disappointed. Walks had been upgraded... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2018
dowerinwa
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Toodyay, Australia
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The beautiful rammed earth Forest Heritage Centre (FHC) links Forest to Arts and Environment. It offers a hub for artisans to work, school groups to meet curriculum outcomes and visitors to enjoy the arts and explore the forest. The FHC houses a fine art gallery, retail shop of local artisans work, a forest interpretive centre, walking trails with education signage and a full equipped workshop.
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“hidden gem” (2 reviews)
“workshop” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
Acacia Rd, Dwellingup, Western Australia 6213, Australia
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+61 8 9538 1395
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Reviewed 29 March 2018

Whilst in Dwellingup we visited the Heritage centre. It cost about AU$5 each to get in and it is only a small centre but has a lot of history describing the history of the area especially the logging industry. There is also a short walk...More

Thank Reg C
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Reviewed 18 February 2018

This was a return visit after many years away and i was not disappointed. Walks had been upgraded, the skywalk was as good as before and additional flora information was available. Children's table was great and I used it to bring back memories. Staff are...More

Thank dowerinwa
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

We have a great time at the FHC with lots of interesting exhibits and activities to get involved in. The accommodation was convenient to town and very clean.

Thank Richard H
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Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Our trip to the Heritage centre was a surprise to us as we were not expecting a craft table to be available for the kids and for it to be unsupervised by staff. There were glue guns and another thing that burns wood that you...More

Thank Jenny R
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Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

The gallery displaying Wendy Bink funny emu paintings was very good but so very expensive. The centre obviously runs lots of craft and wood work activities. We visited late in the afternoon and missed all that. We quite enjoyed the walk around the forest which...More

Thank Anita T
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Reviewed 7 June 2017

We here primarily for the Wendy Binks exhibition. The building was further out of town than I had envisaged, although at only 1km from all the action, it still wasn't far. A lovely bush setting, interesting souvenir shop shop and quirkily designed light filled building,...More

Thank rachndale2000
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Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

The Forest heritage centre is a long drive from Perth but if you want to learn about the WA wood then thus place is great. Although there is an entry fee it is surprisingly modest - only $13 for a family. There is a shop...More

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Reviewed 20 September 2016

The Westrn Australia Miniature Association enjoyed a mini workshop at this restful retreat. The accommodation was basic, but quite adequate for our 3 night stay. There were 20 members in our group. We were asked to bring sheets, pillow, blankets and a towel, but these...More

Thank Janno968
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Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

We stopped in to visit the Forest Heritage Centre after our Hotham Valley steam train ride and were pleasantly surprised at the impressive selection of timber products on display. There was a wood working skills workshop for anyone serious in improving their skills and an...More

1  Thank ACSARfamily
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Reviewed 23 November 2015

This was in the process of being seriously renovated so we did not get to see it at its best. What was on show was lovely - included some beautiful jarrah products and other woodwork, some crafts and gifts - the displays were not generally...More

Thank RachelGreenTravel
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