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Western Australian Museum - Albany

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Godd place to see and get the Albany history

Nice little museum to see and you get more history of both the indigenous and early settlement... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2016
Peter R
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Buderim, Australia
Experiancing the Past

Decided to take a closer look at the replica of the brig Amity. I was met by a very pleasant guide... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2016
Ukamiwolf-7700
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Armadale, Australia
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Residency Road | Great Southern Region, Albany, Western Australia 6330, Australia
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Reviewed 26 October 2016

Nice little museum to see and you get more history of both the indigenous and early settlement history. There are lots of things to do around the museum called the Amity Trail

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Peter R
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Decided to take a closer look at the replica of the brig Amity. I was met by a very pleasant guide and handed a little recorder so I could wander around and learn all about the ship's interesting history. Going below deck is quite an...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

The museum incorporates The Residency and outbuildings as well as a full size replica of The Brig Amity with an interesting and informative commentary. The museum had an excellent display of The World at War featuring Naval battles.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank ALAN B
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Went to see the Amity , which is very interesting and well presented, and then went into Museum.The current exhibition is "Lost Connections" and so sad. This shows interviews with both mothers who were forced to give up their babies and the children who were...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 27 July 2016

Free and across the train track from the jail we spent an hour looking at the museum and the various displays which highlighted Albanys role in Australian history.Really helpful bite sized museum with clear displays of which the highlight was the older vista of Albany...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 18 July 2016

The Western Australian Museum in Albany adds some local colour to the WA Museum's offerings. Albany was the first British settlement in WA, a few years before Perth, but it did not flourish as Perth did. Still, the Albany Museum has some good offerings from...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Not sure what the last review is talking about as the WA Museum Albany does not have a food outlet attached!? Maybe they mean the Garrison Restaurant at the Albany Heritage Park! I found the staff friendly, helpful and the kids loved all the fun...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank MarkD1954
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

A great place to while away a few hours with younger children. From the museum you can do a tour of the Amity (this attracts a small fee), tour the old buildings and look at current exhibitions, or select to do a range of craft...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed 8 May 2016

When we visited there was an exhibition on Aborigines and their involvement as soldiers in the various wars from the First World War through to Afghanistan. It was a static exhibition with lots of photos and lots of text but did tell a lot of...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank gfsc5
Reviewed 28 April 2016

The museum has a wealth of information on Albany and had a great exhibition about the Anzac forces. It also holds art activities for kids all year ranging from painting stain glass to collage and mosaics. The museum itself is free and you leave having...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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