Winn's Bakehouse was built in 1860 and operated as a bakehouse until the 1940's (with breaks at the end of World War I and in the 1920s). Today it is an historical museum owned by the City of Mitcham and managed by the Coromandel and District National Trust. It features artefacts and photographs illustrating the lifestyle of the Valley from the mid 1800s to the mid 1900s. Artefacts include clothing, tools of trades, glassware and china. It is open to the public on the 3rd Sunday of the month or by appointment.
Address Winn's Road (near the ford), Coromandel Valley.
Opening hours 3rd Sunday of the month 2 to 4pm, or by appointment.
Admission Free for National Trust Members.
Enquiries Coromandel Valley and District National Trust, 8278 6609 Geoff
Transport Street parking is available or catch Bus no. 197 from the City to bus stop 37, Main Road, Coromandel Valley. Walk up Winn's Road.
The Repatriation Museum is an enduring reminder of veteran history and culture of the Daw Park Repatriation and General Hospital through the preservation and exhibition of objects of historical importance to the hospital and veterans. Fascinating curios include the padlock from the gate at Changi Prison, World War II food rations, and Cheer Up Club memorabilia. Group bookings welcome.
Address216 Daws Road, Daw Park
Phone: 08 7117 2647