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Well what can you say about this amazing display so worth while visiting so clean and well... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Coral M
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Fairlie, New Zealand
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SSJG HERITAGE CENTRE, WORTH THE LOOK

What an amazing Heritage Centre. I highly recommend to visit for a $5 donation. What an amazing job... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
jemr72
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Perth, Australia
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BROOME’S AWARD WINNING HERITAGE CENTRE A unique window into the Kimberley’s pioneering past and the relationships between its Aboriginal, Asian and European communities. View the significant Kimberley photographic collection displayed in one of...more
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Made all the better for volunteers commenting on photos and personal experience. Thank you so much for your time and interest. Fascinating documentation and pictorial story. Loved it all, including the garden of peace, the pomegranate tree & the 2 huge mango trees. Congratulations on...More

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Administration B, Photographic Collection at SSJG Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Nonapama, The excellent Heritage Centre volunteers value your comments and appreciate you taking the time to do this. We are thrilled that you 'loved it all'! Thanks to a recent and generous bequest the garden area has just had a fantastic makeover. Come and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well what can you say about this amazing display so worth while visiting so clean and well organised photos and information is superb gardens lovely obviously a well loved place. Staff very friendly nearly didn’t visit as it wasn’t on wiki camps so wasn’t aware...More

1  Thank Coral M
Administration B, Photographic Collection at SSJG Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Coral M, We are so pleased that you noticed! Meticulous attention to detail (and 'spotlessness') is a value that is integral to the organisational culture of the Sisters and one that it is impossible to resist enjoying. It is a value we insist on...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What an amazing Heritage Centre. I highly recommend to visit for a $5 donation. What an amazing job done by Sister Pat. Well organised displays/photos of the history in the Kimberleys. As my family history is from Derby I found the database was exceptional to...More

2  Thank jemr72
Administration B, Photographic Collection at SSJG Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Jemr72, People looking for family history is the Heritage Centre's core business and our 'reason for being,' so thank you for highlighting your own family and local history, Jemr72. The image archive consists (on the public database) of approximately 60,000 photos, too many of...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I would highly recommend this exhibition of Broome’s history over the official museum. The story telling is excellent & uses multiple mediums. Need a good half day to browse & read all the material in the different rooms.More

1  Thank Sandra C
Administration B, Photographic Collection at SSJG Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Sandra C we are so pleased you enjoyed your time in the permanent 'Relationships Exhibition'. Sisters' hospitality has gone digital so hopefully you had a break in the middle to enjoy a cup of tea and a biscuit on the verandah at 'Bell Corner' and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an amazing place to visit, and in air conditioned comfort too! Just a five dollar donation to see an heritage award winning exhibition, including an amazing photographic collection covering much of the last 100 years in Broome, and the relationships between its diverse...More

1  Thank BabyboomerWA
Administration B, Photographic Collection at SSJG Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you BabyboomerWA! The Heritage Centre's permanent 'Relationships Exhibition' really gives a good insight into the social history of the Kimberley and is very complementary to the war and pearling history displayed at the excellent Broome Historical Museum, although the subject areas do share a...More

Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

This exhibition covers every aspect of Broome’s long and colourful multi-cultural history. Excellent presentation and knowledge of the local volunteer guides.More

1  Thank Anne M
Administration B, Photographic Collection at SSJG Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Anne M, The Heritage Centre Broome is very fortunate to have such excellent and knowledgeable volunteer guides ! I will pass your message on Anne, thank you. While our core 'business' is the sourcing of personal family histories for individuals who come looking, this...More

Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Learn more about the history of Broome and local communities such as Beagle Bay, Lombadina and especially Bungarun (the Leprosariums). You need your reading glasses! Very well set out and ample posters and photographs to teach you about the work of the sisters of St...More

1  Thank Lisa G
Administration B, Photographic Collection at SSJG Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Lisa G, The Heritage Centre volunteers very much appreciate your acknowledgement! Thank you for talking the time to write this review. The Sisters were, from the moment they arrived in the Kimberley, mindful that they were under no compunction to stay; they were here...More

Reviewed 28 June 2018

Had the pleasure of visiting heritage centre during Naidoc week. It was a privilege to meet Sally Aggie & Daisy and listen to their experiences as part of the stolen generation. These ladies are very savvy & the bonds that bind them are strong. The...More

1  Thank Heather F
Administration B, Photographic Collection at SSJG Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2018

Thank you, Heather, for your lovely review. Lucky you meeting Sally, Aggie and Daisy! The Heritage Centre's Naidoc sub theme for the week was 'Care Dare Share' and there is no short supply of these attributes in these ladies; we are proud to have them...More

Reviewed 20 June 2018

We attended a screening of “Town by the Bay” on the early history of Broome. Several residents of Asian and Aboriginal descent were present and talked of their experiences. It was delightful to hear them and their stories. We hope to revisit the Centre to...More

1  Thank Mary s
Administration B, Photographic Collection at SSJG Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2018

Dear Mary, Thank you for including a visit to the Heritage Centre in your itinerary and taking the time to write this review. The social history of our small town of Brome is fascinating to say the least and we are delighted that you could...More

Reviewed 4 June 2018

Great morning going through this iconic piece of Broome's history. Also Maxine was delightful in giving us an insight to the history. Recommend.More

2  Thank Rob W
Administration B, Photographic Collection at SSJG Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2018

Dear Rob, Thank you for your 5/5 review ! Having Maxine's experiences to complement the displays, oral histories and photographs was a real bonus for the Saturday visitors. Did you help yourself to a cup of tea and a biscuit on the verandah or in...More

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