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The Manjimup Heritage Park is a great day out for everyone. Open seven days a week, 365 days a year, it offers a wide range of activities and facilities to suit any occasion. Explore the natural bushland on a walking trail, learn something new at one of the museums, get adventurous and climb the 17 metre look out tower, or simply enjoy the extensive picnic areas with your friends and family.

Located in the heart of Manjimup, it is easy to get to and there’s plenty of parking. The Park is also a key redevelopment site for the Manjimup Town Centre Revitalisation Project – funded by Royalties for Regions, Building Better Regions Fund and Lotterywest. Discover the new Power Up Electricity Museum, PARK Café, Visitor Centre, Sandra Donovan Sound Shell, historical exhibitions as well as a whole new footpath and car park network.

“Wonderful interactive area to experience what Manjimup has to offer. Fantastic children’s playground and green lawns. Concert stage and picnic area. The new historical power museum and cafe are fantastic. Plenty of parking also. Wonderful for families, excursions and a treat with friends.” – Marisa

The Manjimup Heritage Park is a great day out for everyone. Open seven days a week, 365 days a year, it offers a wide range of activities and facilities to suit any occasion. Explore the natural bushland on a walking trail, learn something new at one of the museums, get adventurous and climb the 17 metre look out tower, or simply enjoy the extensive picnic areas with your friends and family.

Located in the heart of Manjimup, it is easy to get to and there’s plenty of parking. The Park is also a key redevelopment site for the Manjimup Town Centre Revitalisation Project – funded by Royalties for Regions, Building Better Regions Fund and Lotterywest. Discover the new Power Up Electricity Museum, PARK Café, Visitor Centre, Sandra Donovan Sound Shell, historical exhibitions as well as a whole new footpath and car park network.

“Wonderful interactive area to experience what Manjimup has to offer. Fantastic children’s playground and green lawns. Concert stage and picnic area. The new historical power museum and cafe are fantastic. Plenty of parking also. Wonderful for families, excursions and a treat with friends.” – Marisa

Directions

Getting here

Manjimup Heritage Park is located in Western Australia, 300km south of Perth . Manjimup is accessible via car or Bus (TransWA offer a public bus service to Manjimup, or a number of private tour operators also visit Manjimup).

Manjimup is located 1.5 hours from Bunbury or Margaret River.

There are several entries to the Park, main access being from Giblett Street or Rose Street, as well as Ward and Edwards Streets. For information, visit the Manjimup Visitor Centre in the Park at 151 Giblett Street, Manjimup.

For more about visiting Manjimup, visit the Manjimup Visitor Centre website.

Café

PARK Manjimup Café

The Park is home to PARK Manjimup Café. Park Manjimup is open for breakfast and lunch from 8am 7 days a week and for dinner from 6pm Friday and Saturdays. For more information or to make a booking call 9700 9013.

Group tours

Tours and School Visits

School and tour groups are encouraged to visit and make the most of the Park’s outstanding facilities. Please contact the Shire of Manjimup’s Community Services team on 9771 7777.

Access

Access and Inclusion

Many of the park’s paths have been designed to be as accessible as possible, whether you’re travelling on foot or on wheels.

For specific access and inclusion details for specific attractions – please visit the Attractions page.

Directions

Getting here

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Café

PARK Manjimup Café

The Park is home to PARK Manjimup Café. Park Manjimup is open for breakfast and lunch from 8am 7 days a week and for dinner from 6pm Friday and Saturdays. For more information or to make a booking call 9700 9013.

Group Tours

Tours and School Visits

School and tour groups are encouraged to visit and make the most of the Park’s outstanding facilities. Please contact the Shire of Manjimup’s Community Services team on 9771 7777.

Group Tours

Tours and School Visits

Many of the park’s paths have been designed to be as accessible as possible, whether you’re travelling on foot or on wheels.

For specific access and inclusion details for specific attractions – please visit the Attractions page.

Photos by Frances Andrijich, KE Photography and Jody D’Arcy

FAQ

Where is the Park and how do I get there?2020-02-18T17:30:56+08:00

The Park is located to the North of the Manjimup Central Business District. For more information, see ‘Getting Here’.

What are the opening hours?2020-02-18T17:29:05+08:00

The Manjimup Heritage Park is open seven days. The Park itself is available all hours, however the building attractions such as exhibitions and museum are open 9am to 5pm (or 3pm on Sundays and public holidays). Some toilets are locked overnight, however the toilet beside the State Timber Museum (and the bus bay) is open 24/7.

Is the Park safe after hours?2020-02-18T17:28:15+08:00

The Park has a number of crime prevention features to help reduce crime such as significant CCTV presence throughout the Park, path lighting and vegetation reduction where sight lines are considered necessary. However, the Park is not fully lit nor supervised after hours.

Is there an entry fee to the Park2020-02-28T14:33:18+08:00

No, the park is free to enter. Admissions fees apply for entry to the Power Up Electricity Museum and State Timber Museum only.

How big is the Park?2020-02-18T17:26:34+08:00

The Manjimup Heritage Park is 12 hectares with approximately half of that area occupied by museums, playground and recreation attractions, and the other half of natural bushland.

I am interested in helping on a voluntary basis. Who do I contact?2020-02-28T14:58:40+08:00

The Park relies on a number of volunteers across the different interest groups in the Park. For a full list of Community Groups, visit our About page.

Can you drive inside the Park?2020-02-28T14:32:23+08:00

Vehicles are not permitted in the Park. There are a number of car parks surrounding the Park including several accessible parking bays and a drop off bay in front of the visitor centre. Vehicle access permits can be issued for specific events.

What if I see Anti-social behaviour or property damage?2020-02-18T17:09:27+08:00

If you witness anti-social behaviour first hand, please call the Police on 131 444 or 000 if its life threatening.

If you have seen property damage either caused by anti-social behaviour or other means, please report it to the Shire of Manjimup on 9771 777. Thank you for helping keep our Park safe.

Can I bring my dog?2020-02-18T17:08:19+08:00

Domesticated animals are permitted in the Park provided they are kept on a lead and under control at all times. Domesticated animals are not permitted in the playground.

Can I bring alcohol into the Park?2020-02-18T17:07:44+08:00

Alcohol is permitted in the Park only at the discretion of the Shire of Manjimup Chief Executive Officer. If you are planning an event in the Park with alcohol please make sure you discuss this with the Community Services team. For more info on events visit Hire Facilities under About Us.

Can I bring my bike, scooter or skateboard?2020-02-18T17:05:56+08:00

Bicycles, scooters and skateboards are permitted to be used in the Park, however pedestrians have full right of way on paths and they are not permitted in the playground or any of the buildings.

Bicycle racks are provided outside both entrances to the Visitor Centre and Museum.

Can I hire a barbecue?2020-02-18T17:03:07+08:00

No, the barbecues are available on a first come, first serve basis.

I am planning an outing for my social/sporting club. Do I need to hire a shelter?2020-02-18T17:02:21+08:00

Picnic shelters are for non-exclusive use and cannot be booked, however if your outing has multiple elements or is a larger event please visit the Hire Facilities page under About Us.

I am a performer and would like to perform on the Sound Shell, do I need to book the stage?2020-02-18T16:59:43+08:00

The stage itself is free for casual/informal use when there is not a formal event on in the Park. To discuss more formal stage hire options, please speak to the Shire of Manjimup’s Community Services team on 9771 7777.

Is there anywhere I can purchase food or drink in the Park?2020-02-18T16:57:51+08:00

In the Park is PARK Manjimup Café, open 7 days for breakfast and lunch and dinner on Fridays and Saturdays. For more information or to make a booking call 9700 9013.

Is there an ATM in the Park?2020-02-18T16:56:38+08:00

No, however both the Café and Visitor Centre have EFTPOS facilities.

Does the Park provide access for visitors with disabilities?2020-02-18T16:55:21+08:00

Yes we do. Please see Access and Inclusion on our Visit page.

Is there power and water available for use in the Park?2020-02-18T16:52:18+08:00

There are some power points available in the Park for public use as well as water taps.  There are several drinking water stations in the playground and picnic area.

What can I do in the Park?2020-02-18T16:51:14+08:00

There are a number of free activities in the Park such as the large inter-generational playground, a number of static exhibitions such as the hamlet and Steam Museum, as well as walking trails through the native bushland.

Paid experiences include the State Timber Museum and Power Up Electricity Museum.

You can visit the PARK café for a meal or bring your own picnic and use one of our many barbeques that are free to use.

Do you have animals in the Park?2020-02-18T16:49:51+08:00

The Park is home to a number of small animals including reptiles and small marsupials. Many of these animals are nocturnal (only active at night) and wild, therefore it is unlikely you will see them up close easily.

Visitors are warned that snakes are active in the Park and that caution should be exercised when walking through the bushland areas.

When and where can I see the wildflowers?2020-02-18T16:48:40+08:00

There are usually plants flowering at all times of the year, however the most prolific flowerings are across August to November.

Can I organise a large event in the park?2020-02-18T16:47:41+08:00

Yes. Please contact the Community Services team on 9771 7777 for more information about using the park for large events.