Ngowanjerindj - Gnowangerup Aboriginal Corporation Cultural Heritage Centre

A place where the local history of Noongar people in Gnowangerup is shared and looked after.

Ngowanjerindji is the local Noongar word for Gnowangerup, home of the mallee fowl. The Gnowangerup Aboriginal Corporation and Cultural Heritage Centre shares stories of local Noongar heritage, culture and community. The front garden has photographs and histories of people living in the district, including Noongars living on the Gnowangerup Mission. The centre is located in a State Heritage listed building, built in 1913 as a home for Baptist pastor Reverend Edward Clugston.

Address:

Lot 109 Alymore Street
Gnowangerup WA 6335
Australia

Opening Hours
Open by request. Contact Gnowangerup Aboriginal Corporation.
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