Donnybrook Museum

Understanding our history to plan our future

The humble shed which houses this Museum masks the treasures to be found within. Donnybrook has a rich history as a primary producer, including dairy, beef and apples, gold and stone. Along with items which reflect the local industries, the Museum contains fascinating items related to the local community. Look out for the souvenir matchboxes collected by a local resident, a blast from the past when you could pick up a souvenir match box from the local service station, restaurant or hotel. Some of them would probably be censored now!


Emerald Street
Donnybrook WA 6239

Opening Hours

Open by calling 08 9731 8264 or 0409 682 615

Apples have been grown in the Donnybrook area since the early 1900s. Over the decades apples became a major export crop and at picking season, the farm’s packing shed was a hive of activity. Everyone...

This beautifully restored car was bought in 1925 by local farmer Edwin Travena. He wanted a vehicle with enough power to get up the local hills without having to reverse up, and the Buick was his...

The dance was the highlight of the week. Local halls would come alive with the music played by local bands which, in Donnybrook, included a piano, drums, saxophone and piano accordion. Within the...

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