Visit us

Please note that the Society’s rooms at the Kew Court House will be closed due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak until further notice.  The Kew Court House: Community Cultural Centre is home to the Kew Historical Society’s ‘History Centre’. The Centre features displays and exhibitions of items related to the history of the area. The Centre provides an…

Our purpose

The Society’s Mission To stimulate our community’s interest in the economic, social, cultural and environmental history and heritage of Kew and its environs. The Society’s Purpose The Kew Historical Society works for the benefit of its members and the broader community to: Provide a place where printed materials, photographs, publications and other objects which have significance…

Our history

A meeting was convened by the Kew Civic Movement on Thursday 16 September 1958 at the residence of Cr. W.H.S. Dickinson for the purpose of forming an historical society for Kew. Of the seventeen individuals who attended the meeting, five were members of the Kew Civic Movement. At this first meeting in September, it was…