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Wireless Hill Museum

6153 Ardross, Australia (Western Australia)

Address Telefunken Drive (extending from Almondbury Road)
in Wireless Hill Park 
Floor area unfortunately not known yet  
Museum typ Exhibition
Radio and Kommunication in general
  • Media
  • Radios (Broadcast receivers)
  • Transmitting and Studio technique
  • Morse technology
  • Gramophone (no electrical sound transmission)
  • Amateur Radio / Military & Industry Radio

Opening times
Wednesdays: 10am - 2pm; Fridays: 10am - 2pm; Sundays: 12 noon - 4pm.

Status from 06/2016
We don't know the fees.

Tel.:+61-8-9364 0158  eMail:wireless.hill  


Our page for Wireless Hill Museum in Ardross, Australia, is administrated by member Gary Cowans. Please write to him about your experience with this museum, for corrections of our data or sending photos by using the Contact Form to the Museum Finder.

Location / Directions
S32.030351° E115.827970°S32°1.82106' E115°49.67820'S32°1'49.2636" E115°49'40.6920"


Wireless Hill Museum

For the past one hundred years Wireless Hill has played an important role in Western Australia’s history.

From 1912 the station was used for telecommunications and was one of Australia’s first links with radio technology. It provided an important link for Perth, one of the most remote cities in the world.

Using Morse Code, the telecommunication station communicated with ships off the Australian coast using a mast 112 metres tall. The station also connected Perth with the eastern seaboard, London, Antarctic bases and the rest of the world. Applecross Wireless Station became a feeder station for international radiograms, weather reports, news bulletins and press reports. For a historical timeline of the Station, click here.

In 1968 the station was vacated and the land was bought by the City of Melville and is now a public reserve and museum. The Wireless Hill Station is on the Western Australian Register of Heritage Perth the significance of the site to Melville, Australia and the world

The current exhibition: 'Radiosonic!

The First 50 Years of the Wireless and Gramophone in WA'.

A new exhibition held in partnership with the Vintage Gramophone & Wireless Club of WA, Radiosonic! showcases radios and objects from both collections and tells the story of the role that Wireless Hill played in the history of this loved form of communication. presents here one of the many museum pages. We try to bring data for your direct information about all that is relevant. In the list (link above right) you find the complete listing of museums related to "Radio & Co." we have information of. Please help us to be complete and up to date by using the contact form above.