TEMPORARY MUSEUM CLOSURE DUE TO COVID-19
To ensure the safety of our volunteers, visitors and the community, the Chapman Valley Historical Society Museum and Heritage Centre at Nanson is currently closed.
This situation will be revised at the end of May.
Thank you for your understanding and supporting the safety of the public and volunteers and the future of the museum.
in the beginning ...
The Chapman Valley History website is a dedication to our hardworking pioneers of the agricultural district first known as the Upper Chapman and more recently, Chapman Valley.
This video is an interview of Past President Barbara Sheilds OAM, of the Chapman Valley Historical Society from 2002-2016.
what's new ...
chapman research station
The Chapman Research Station was established by the Department of Agriculture in 1902 as a demonstration farm to train recently settled local farmers. Research was carried out for the higher rainfall and fertile soil areas of the State such as Chapman Valley and Northampton…
Visitor Comments ...
Love the way everything is displayed. Easy to look at and no clutter. Great place.
Rob & Patricia…Kardinya WA
Amazing displays, enormous amount of research into history of families etc. Need hours to look around. Well done.
One of the best country museums in WA. Exhibits are carefully labelled. 10/10.
Shirley & Ron…Perth WA
The best museum of its kind and a lovely tribute to fallen soldiers. Family grew up in East Chapman
Bill & Pat…Perth WA