Barracks Archway

Historical Sites and Heritage Locations

Learn more about Western Australia’s colonial history on a visit to Barracks Archway in the west end of Perth.

Barracks Archway was once part of a large military barracks designed by Richard Jewell and built by convict labour in the 1860s. It housed the Enrolled Pensioner Guards and their families. The military barracks was eventually demolished but the archway was saved and now sits nearby Parliament House.

Barracks Archway makes for an imposing landmark on a drive along St George’s Terrace in Perth.

It’s an easy walk from the city centre, or you can catch a free Central Area Transit (CAT) bus.

Facilities

History & Heritage

Rates

Free Entry

Nearby Things to Do

View All
Law Trail and Lotterywest Federation Walkway, Kings Park, West Perth, Western Australia

Law Walk – Kings Park

West Perth, Perth

Brass Monkey, Northbridge, Western Australia

Brass Monkey

Northbridge, Perth

Boom or Bust Trail, Perth, Western Australia

Boom or Bust Trail, Perth CBD

Perth

Perth-Tours WA, Perth, Western Australia

Perth-Tours WA

West Perth, Perth

Western Travel Bug

Western Travel Bug

Perth

State Library of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia

State Library of Western Australia

Perth