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Western Australian Museum - Albany

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The tour of the Amity Brig is an invaluable experience that is so rare. It is a life size replica... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2018
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Small and informative

A good starting point to get an idea of what the town Albany is all about near the town centre... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2018
Sydney, Australia
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Residency Road | Great Southern Region, Albany, Western Australia 6330, Australia
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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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Reviewed 20 May 2018

A good starting point to get an idea of what the town Albany is all about near the town centre further down to the round before the shore and the rail line. It has a main "residence" building displaying facts/materials of the history of Albany,...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank jkl615
Reviewed 19 May 2018

We decided to visit this lovely museum. It was all about Albany. It covered lots of interesting topics. They covered the ocean, the lighthouses, ships, cargoes and fish. Naturally the boat Amity was part of it. Nearby seagulls were watching. We could see some aboriginal...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Robby G C
Rachael W, Public Relations Manager at Western Australian Museum - Albany, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

Hi Robby, Thanks for your review. We love our little town of Albany and are very glad that you enjoyed your time here. I thought I would just let you know that the local indigenous are the Menang people and the region is called Kinjarling...More

Reviewed 12 April 2018

A really good place to visit and full of historical information a lot to see so take your time walking around.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

First time in Australia - first time in Albany Western Australia. What a wonderful area full of attractions such as the Whaling Museum, fantastic coastline and the staff at the information office (in particular Victoria) were a tremendous help with maps advice etc.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 18 January 2018

I've worked with the Museum of the Great Southern on multiple occasions to organise some astronomy nights for Albany and the Great Southern region and they've been a pleasure to work with. The Museum itself is very interesting and the staff are very nice. Make...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Matt W
Reviewed 25 December 2017

I took my two young children here and it was amazing. We had an amazing tour on the boat given by a wonderful volunteer, and got to wander all around the ship which the kids loved. We then went through the museum. The kids loved...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Polly V
Reviewed 24 December 2017

Firstly, I have to say that the lady that greeted us at the museum reception desk was incredibly lovely and helpful. We weren't actually planning to look around but had only gone there to hand in a pair of glasses we'd found. But she persuaded...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank MayEbony
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

On arrival in Albany WA first stop you make should be the Tourist Information centre. The people here are so helpful and will help map out what to see in the time you have in Albany. Places of interest that were recommended and we enjoyed...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Savage714
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Another really interesting WA regional museum which included original buildings on the history of the area. Great exhibition that takes you back to the start of our continent and how aboriginals, whites and animals affected and been affected by it.

Date of experience: October 2017
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