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Barracks Arch
This is the only remnant of the first military barracks constructed in Perth in 1860 for soldier settlers. St. George's Terrace.

Government House
Government House on St George's Terrace was completed in 1864 and is still the official residence of the Governor of Western Australia. If you walk down between the Concert Hall and Government House, you will also get a glimpse of the magnificent gardens here.

London Court
In the heart of Perth a small pedestrian street built in 1937 in a mock Tudor style. Hay Street Mall and St Georges Terrace.

London Court

Old Fire Station
The oldest fire station in Perth with fire fighting relics and photos. 25 Murray Street (08 9323 9460).

Parliament House
The centre of government for the state of Western Australia. Malcolm Street.

Perth Boys' School
The former premises of Perth Boys' School date from 1854. This is the second oldest independent school in Australia, the oldest being King's School, Parramatta, near Sydney (1831). Corner of the Esplanade and William Street.

Perth Town Hall
The Town Hall on the corner of Hay Street and Barrack Street dates from the 1880s and was built by convict labour, but it appears older, copying a traditional English Jacobean style.

Perth Mint
Established in 1899, this is Australia's oldest operating mint and located at 310 Hay Street. It now specialises in the production of silver, gold and platinum commemorative coins and medals. There is a museum, and you can see a demonstration of gold pouring here. You can hold an ingot worth $200,000 (borrowing not permitted) and see the world's largest collection of natural gold nuggets. (08 9421 7223).

Supreme Court and Gardens
The Supreme Court building was constructed in 1897. The nearby Old Courthouse houses the Francis Burt Law Museum and is the oldest building in Perth. Corner of St. George's Terrace and Barrack Street.

Swan Bell tower
The modernistic Swan Bell tower contains twelve bells from the church of St. Martin-in-the-Fields in Trafalgar Square, London. The bells, cast in 1725, were a bicentennial gift from the U.K. Government. Barrack Square (08 9218 8183).

Swan Bell tower

St George's Cathedral
An Anglican cathedral in the city centre.

St. George's Hall
The building on Hay Street has been demolished, but the portico was allowed to remain as a reminder of the grandeur of Perth's first purpose-built theatre, constructed in 1879.

St. George's Anglican Cathedral
The Cathedral is built in Gothic style and found off St George's Terrace. It was started in 1880 and completed in 1888.

St. Mary's Catholic Cathedral
The western part of this Cathedral in Victoria Square was built in 1865. It stands on the highest point in the central part of Perth.

The Deanery
The Deanery on the corner of St. George's Terrace and Pier Street is one of the few buildings in Perth dating from the 1850s. It was originally the residence of the first Dean of Perth, but now it is used as Church offices. It still has its original timber shingles on the roof.

The Cloisters
The Cloisters in St Georges Terrace were constructed in 1859 as part of the first secondary school for boys in Western Australia.

The Old Mill
Built in 1835 and is one of the oldest buildings in Perth. Mill Point Road, South Perth.


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