Charles Laver StatueLaverton was named in honour of Dr Charles W Laver whose passion and support of the area was recognised when the town of Laverton was gazetted in July 1900.
Welcome to LavertonThis old mining headframe greets visitors to Laverton.
The Great Beyond Visitor Centre and Hall of FameThe Great Beyond Visitor Centre and Hall of Fame is a ‘must visit’ Laverton attraction, and incorporates a gift shop with an extensive collection of history books, maps and guides and unique locally made gifts, a café serving delicious cakes, cold drinks and coffee and the official Visitor Centre for the Shire of Laverton. The ‘Hall of Fame’ celebrates the many explorers who traversed the Laverton region from the mid-19th to early 20th century.
Old Police PrecinctThe Historic Police Complex consists of a number of buildings which include the Gaol, Police Station and former Sergeant’s quarters. This historic precinct represents an early 20th century way of policing and living. The precinct has a close association with the development of the law and law enforcement in Western Australia.
Old Police Precinct Gaol CellsThe Gaol clearly demonstrates the way of maintaining law and order that developed during the early 1900’s. The conditions of life in a gaol of that period are still obvious today.
Billy Goat Hill Water Tower LookoutLocal tourist lookout with views out over the town of Laverton and beyond.
South Windarra Abandoned Mine PitOne of the many abandoned open cut mines in the area which have filled with water. A number of these water holes are used by locals for swimming on hot summer days.
A handful of GoldThe reason that Laverton and the Goldfields exists today.