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Western Australian Museum - Albany

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Informative museum for history of Albany and Western Australia

I visited the museum during a short stay in Albany and I'm pleased that I did. The staff were very... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2016
daviesda
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Great museum with lots of variety. The great thing is its free, apart from if you wanna go inside... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2016
stevenbK2758ZB
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Perth, Australia
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Residency Road | Great Southern Region, Albany, Western Australia 6330, Australia
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Reviewed 30 March 2016

I visited the museum during a short stay in Albany and I'm pleased that I did. The staff were very friendly and welcomed me when I arrived, and told me about the museum and its various exhibits. The museum itself is spread over several adjacent...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

Great museum with lots of variety. The great thing is its free, apart from if you wanna go inside the ship, even that is only $5 per adult, but you can visit the top deck for free, the lower decks you get an audio tour...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed 9 March 2016

able to view ship and move around, safe for families but watch little ones, gives a good idea on how life was lived on board, close to town and easy to access

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed 8 March 2016

I really enjoyed the displays in the museum, especially as the history of Albany is presented with a focus on the Aboriginal involvement from start to finish. It gives a good overview if the area and its story and environment.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank J L
Reviewed 5 March 2016

This review does not incorporate the Residency. Limited displays in the building, mostly photos. Nothing to see upstairs other than the Lighthouse lantern. Items for sale were of more interest than the displays. Worth a visit if trying to fill 30 minutes.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Dan L
Reviewed 5 March 2016

Many people do not realise that Albany was the site of the first European settlement in Western Australia, ahead of the Swan River Settlement. The Albany Museum has quite a lot on the early history of the region, including the Aboriginal people, who are known...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed 2 March 2016

We popped in as we were passing and we're very glad that we did. It was very well laid out and gave a good history of the region. Well recommended, and it was free.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Charles K
Reviewed 23 February 2016 via mobile

Compared to the ANZAC museum this place looks dated and tiny. However the national geographic photography exhibition was brilliant and worth stopping to see. The fact its donation only vs the fixed price of the aforementioned ANZAC museum you would expect less.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank TommyBoy89
Reviewed 10 February 2016

We got to see the National Geographic Photo Awards 2015. They were amazing and well worth the time. It was great to see such important works on display in a regional town. Spent an hour there and thoroughly enjoyed it.

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Pharoahs6364
Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

We started our albany visit with a trip to the museum and it was well worth doing. The residency offers an onsight into Albany's history and the lands, people, flora and fauna in the area. The Brig Amity is definitely worth paying for, it was...More

Date of experience: January 2016
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