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once this was an army barracks it was much larger, the arch is all that is left from an impressive... read more

Reviewed September 22, 2018
Ray T
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Perth, Australia
A reminder of Perth's history.

Only takes a moment to swing by, but I think well worth the stop. Almost totally demolished in the... read more

Reviewed August 12, 2018
Steve W
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Karratha, Australia
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St. George's Terrace/Malcolm Streets | Perth Cbd, Perth, Western Australia 6000, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Once military and their families lived in a housing complex that included the arch. The barracks as they were called were demolished in the 1960s, despite massive protests. They stood for 100 years at the top of St. Georges Terrace until private profit seekers got...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed September 22, 2018

once this was an army barracks it was much larger, the arch is all that is left from an impressive building. In the sixties and seventies the government at the time thought it was a great idea to destroy all the buildings of interest in...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Ray T
Reviewed August 12, 2018

Only takes a moment to swing by, but I think well worth the stop. Almost totally demolished in the rush to progress and the construction of the Mitchell Freeway in the '60s, saving only what you see now by a Gallup Poll and majority of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Steve W
Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

This archway which can be found on the West Perth side of Saint Georges Terrace is all that remains of the old Army Barracks. The area was reused to house the freeway construction with only the gateway arch being saved. It's good that they keep...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Chizzel
Reviewed May 14, 2018

The Barracks Arch is all that remains of the barracks that housed the Pensioner Guards in the late 19th century. The Arch is at the corner of Malcolm St and Elder St. Unfortunately the Arch spoils the view from Parliament House down St George's Terrace....More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 3, 2018

We were in the area on the way to Kings Park and decided to take a slight detour to check it out. Its nice enough to look at, but is surrounded by roads and Traffic lights, so it ruined it a bit for me.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed January 16, 2018

I stumbled upon this arch during my walk from the Kings Park and was suprised to see a unique historical structure in the middle of the town. Unfortunately I only learnt its history much later as I was not sure whether we could enter that...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Ruzana A
Reviewed December 23, 2017

The Barracks Arch is another place steeped in history in Perth. But without local knowledge I'd advise going to the City of Perth tourist information centre at the Murray Street Mall, and book in with one of their free tours. They can then give you...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Merilyn_S_12
Reviewed September 14, 2017 via mobile

Nice time learning a bit about our local history. Enjoyable for all the family. Pity you cant get in to look properly. Only takes 10 minutes.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank freo r
Reviewed June 18, 2017

The Barracks Arch sits near to the freeway which almost lead to its demise. It is a fine structure which has been preserved for future generations to admire.

Date of experience: June 2017
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