Old Courthouse Museum

Welcome to the Narrogin Old Courthouse Museum, where the vibrant history of Narrogin comes to life within the walls of a charming heritage building dating back to 1894. Delve into the captivating narrative of Narrogin's past through an array of artifacts, exhibits, and compelling stories.

Located at the corner of Egerton and Earl Streets, Narrogin, 6312, Australia, the museum welcomes visitors from Mondays to Fridays, 10am-4pm, and Saturdays 10am-12noon (Closed on Public Holidays).

The Narrogin Old Courthouse Museum holds a significant place in the town's heritage. Originally established as a government school in 1894, this architectural gem underwent various transformations over the years, serving as a local courthouse from 1905 to 1970, and briefly as the Agricultural Bank branch from 1924 to 1945. Designed by the renowned architect George Temple-Poole, the building now stands as a cherished museum and craft shop.

Experience the authenticity of the past with exhibits like the Original Magistrate's Bench, Prisoner's Dock, and Witness Stand, offering a glimpse into historical legal proceedings. Discover the intriguing history of Narrogin's doll and pottery factories, showcasing the craftsmanship and stories behind these local industries. Explore displays focusing on the significance of the railway and early farming items in shaping the local community. View unique memorabilia exclusive to Narrogin, celebrating individuals who have made notable contributions to the town's development. Additionally, delve into comprehensive local history housed within the Magistrates Bench area.

Peruse and purchase unique crafts crafted by the talented members of the Narrogin Art Group, supporting local artists and taking home exceptional pieces reflecting Narrogin's artistic essence.

For more information, contact Narrogin Old Courthouse Museum at 08 9881 6758 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Follow on social media for updates on upcoming events and exhibits Facebook Page