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Completed in 1870, this delightful Victorian Gothic landmark was completely restored in 2005. It is the only convict-built capital city town hall in Australia, and a fragment of the original convict roll is on permanent display in the foyer with...more
Cnr Hay and Barrack Sts | Perth CBD, Perth, Western Australia 6000, Australia
Perth CBD
+61 8 9229 2960
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Built in the period 1867 - 1870 by convicts shipped to Perth from Britain. At first glance it looks like a mixture of a European market building and a Gothic church. Indeed the architects R. Jewell and J. Manning were inspired by 15th century market...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Robert937
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The historical heart of the city - this building was a great place to start our walking tour. It's a really interesting building with easy access. It doesn't take long to look at the building so is definitely worth sticking your head in if this...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Cassie2808
Reviewed March 15, 2019

An attractive building with some interesting history. Easy to find on the CBD free bus route or on a city walk.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank PSlowly
Reviewed February 12, 2019

We followed the tourist map provided by the Tourist Information. This building has been restored beautifully - the main hall is just huge. The smaller side rooms is where the councillors would hold meetings, but no longer.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Lois1357
Reviewed February 5, 2019

A lovely building in the centre of town.. perth is a lovely quiet city and very easy to get round.. enjoy the buildings!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank CJO193
Reviewed January 6, 2019

Having earlier been to the Art gallery and seen the painting depicting Mrs Dance chopping down a tree to proclaim Perth as a city (or whatever) out the front of the PTH is a plaque to commemorate this event. it is also the point from...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank geromam
Reviewed December 29, 2018 via mobile

It's interesting. A past which must not be forgotten. It is bad & rough history. But will have to live with it. Have a look

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank GundaBoy
Reviewed December 6, 2018

If you have often passed by here and ever wondered what it is actually like, I suggest you take a short detour. The restoration of the place, though some years past, is superb. If you are a senior looking for something to do, try their...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kadaitcha
Reviewed November 17, 2018

We stayed nearby Hay Street drg our 7 days trip, and pass-by this great building everyday to take Red Cat or buses... Feel like "home" when saw this building which shown differ beauty at all time.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank kaito1417
Reviewed October 30, 2018

Centrally located icon of the city...nicely restored arch, eat at the nearby Heno & Rey...excellent!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jmptrips
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