Heathcote Cultural Precinct

Heathcote Cultural Precinct is a heritage-listed site with a rich history and a variety of current cultural uses.

It features a contemporary art gallery, museum, artist studios, workshop spaces and stunning venues for hire, as well as a world class restaurant, and one of the most popular award-winning childrens playgrounds in the metropolitan area.

Visit our new website for more information about Heathcote Cultural Precinct: www.heathcotewa.com.

What's Your Vision?

The Heathcote Vision and Place Plan document has now been released. This Vision Plan is intended to become a key document in guiding and developing future activities, events, uses and leases on site.

Heathcote Museum and Gallery

This innovative contemporary art gallery hosts regular exhibitions from local artists, a museum detailing the history of the site as the former Heathcote Mental Reception Home, and the Heathcote Studio Door shop stocking locally designed and handmade items.

Heathcote Artist Studios

We now have thirteen local creatives working in artist studios on site. Artists include:

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  • Rebecca Persic
  • Fiona Buchanan
  • Kady Ward
  • Nikki Lundy
  • Maureen Silc
  • Jana Topler

Venue Hire

Venues are available for hire within a range of historic buildings nestled among manicured gardens with picturesque surrounds and Swan River views.

Toy Library and Playgroup

The Melville City Toy Library and the Melville City Playgroup Association are both currently located in the Swan House at Heathcote.

Site Facilities

The site is home to an award winning children's adventure playground, barbeque facilities and public toilets (wheelchair accessible). Extensive parking is available and includes Acrod bays, delivery and bus zones.

Temporary closure of playground and viewing platforms June to September 2017
Maintenance and renewal works of the playground facilities and lookout platforms will commence in June 2017 for an estimated duration of three months. Access to these areas will be not permitted during the works period.
For further updates please call 9364 0666 or 1300 635 845.

Restaurant and Kiosk

For enquiries about restaurant bookings, functions & weddings, or the kiosk, contact BWG Steakhouse on 9315 7700.