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Western Australian Museum - Albany

Closes in 4 min: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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We loved spending our time wandering and reading the history of this excellent Museum. Well worth... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Marion R
Southern Queensland, Australia
You must come here!

This is a must! Cannot believe that they do not charge to come into this museum! It was a find... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Perth, Australia
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Residency Road | Great Southern Region, Albany, Western Australia 6330, Australia
+61 8 9841 4844
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved spending our time wandering and reading the history of this excellent Museum. Well worth taking a good few hours to take it all in.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Marion R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a must! Cannot believe that they do not charge to come into this museum! It was a find! The museum has exhibits on the nurses contribution during the wars and their dedication to caring for the soldiers. There are exhibits on nature conservation/indigenous...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank karenmP6289KN
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Gold coin donation to go in. All kids activities on the left had a price attached in the Mexican area. Kids enjoyed sitting on the bean bags to watch the film. Went upstairs to read about the migration to Australia. It was very interesting how...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank emmamarielavery
Reviewed 3 January 2019 via mobile

The museum was excellent with exhibitions on local history, natural history, migration and the role of Albany in the world wars.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank simonmI7281QT
Reviewed 19 December 2018

Great place to visit as there is information about local Aboriginal history through to explorers, convicts and farmers.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mras90
Reviewed 18 December 2018

Visited on 11th Nov 2018 ... poignant ... emotional ... the price paid to defend our liberty was extensive ... respect

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank NormMacdonald
Reviewed 2 November 2018

Now called the Museum of the Great Southern. Plenty of things to see and do, this includes the Brig Amity, The Discovery Centre, The Residency, One Teacher Schoolroom and The Eclipse Building. There are changing exhibits keeping the museum interesting and relevant, with Australian Nurses...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Steve W
Reviewed 18 October 2018

Added bonus was the Tribute to the Nurses who served in war. Well done and laid out, showcasing the region and it's early beginnings

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Krisherron
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Spent all day here. This place is insane. You will learn more about WA and WW1 than you ever knew. Great way to spend the day.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Austin H
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

The tour of the Amity Brig is an invaluable experience that is so rare. It is a life size replica of the original and to get an understanding of how 66 people with all the cargo fitted on the ship is amazing. Children would love...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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