Cervantes Historical Society

A rollicking shipwreck and community past

This delightful collection of artefacts tells the story of Cervantes’ rich shipwreck history, its fishing past and the community that rolled up their sleeves and shaped their coastal township through hard work, good times and big doses of community spirit. Testament to their can-do attitude is the adjoining second-hand shop and craft store, sales from which help fund Cervantes Historical Society activities.


8 Weston Street
Cervantes WA 6511

Opening Hours

Sat to Sun 10am - 3pm; and other times by calling 0428 522 070

Styling up

Ever wondered how women of yesteryear seemed so stylish? This could be your answer. This portable hair dryer was a bathroom staple for many ladies of the 1960s and 70s. It was just the shot for...

Shipwreck treasure

This stunningly intact tureen survived a shipwreck and lay abandoned for nearly 80 years beneath the waves offshore from Cervantes. It was just one item amid a rich collection of china, wine, ale and...

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