We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Western Australian Museum - Albany

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Review Highlights
Engaging

This is an outpost of the State Museum and as such is professionally presented. It has a focus on... read more

Reviewed 31 January 2016
elainer428
via mobile
Great activities!

Took the kids and their cousin to the museum for an afternoon visit, we were really impressed with... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2016
Liz8154
,
Cairns, Australia
via mobile
Read all 104 reviews
44
All photos (44)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good42%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“brig amity”(18 reviews)
“local history”(9 reviews)
About
Closed Now
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
See all hours
Contact
Residency Road | Great Southern Region, Albany, Western Australia 6330, Australia
Website
+61 8 9841 4844
Call
Improve This Listing
Recommended experiences in and around Albany
from US$32.52
More Info
from US$23.13
More Info
from US$13.01
More Info
from US$93.23
More Info
Reviews (104)
There are newer reviews for Western Australian Museum - Albany
See the most recent reviews
Filter reviews
103 results
Traveler rating
50
44
8
1
0
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
50
44
8
1
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews brig amity local history special exhibition surrounding buildings kids activities great exhibition gold coin donation gift shop top deck great place to visit flora and fauna few hours western australia couple of hours all ages anzac centre display
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
51 - 60 of 103 reviews
Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

This is an outpost of the State Museum and as such is professionally presented. It has a focus on indigenous history and early settlement. The only modern display addresses the scourge of salination. I would have come away thinking that the entire region should be...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank elainer428
Reviewed 22 January 2016 via mobile

Took the kids and their cousin to the museum for an afternoon visit, we were really impressed with the kids discovery area and the activities on offer. The staff member supervising the area Alena was very friendly, knowledgable and helpful. We really enjoyed the local...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Liz8154
Reviewed 18 January 2016

Not sure what the last person who commented saw (or missed) but we loved the Residency building which housed great exhibitions covering both European and Aboriginal history. A real insight to the region and its people. The arty side was in a different building and...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank MarkD1954
Reviewed 6 January 2016

interesting finding out the history of the Albany settlement and the way they arrived. Climbing through the ship and the cramped condition they endured.

Date of experience: February 2015
Thank Frog4734
Reviewed 1 January 2016

I was surprised that this place was not more "museumy" given all the local history etc. The Brig Amity was good but the museum itself was more like just a picture gallery. I have visited many regional museums and whilst what was there was good...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank outlawwa
Reviewed 25 December 2015

Close to the downtown just 5 minutes walk from my hostel, we learnt more history about this city. We found the staff friendly and helpful.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank An C
Reviewed 1 December 2015 via mobile

Friendly staff. Children enjoyed the frog pond and the school house. The vintage outdoor toys were a nice touch.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Megan D
Reviewed 28 November 2015

This was so much more than we thought it would be. A really good display and lots for children to do. We loved the Art display by the local school, such a huge diversity of talent. Clearly there was a lot about Anzac and war,...More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank GillH007_12
Reviewed 25 November 2015

A good display of Anzac and war memory's. An old school building and light house display . A gift shop on site . Hands on old time games in garden for children's use . Close to brig amity boat can do both activity sin one...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank lynn p
Reviewed 19 November 2015

A snapshot of the early life of Albany that has been very well done. We were lucky to visit while Remember Me-the Lost Diggers Of Vignacourt - an exhibition of a collection of photographs featuring prints of 74 of the over 800 glass-plate negatives which...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Robyn G
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 13 nearby hotels
Foreshore Apartments
26 reviews
.62 km away
Best Western Albany Motel & Apartments
390 reviews
.64 km away
Dog Rock Motel
266 reviews
1.16 km away
Best Western The Clarence on Melville
137 reviews
1.68 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 140 nearby restaurants
Gourmandise & Co
408 reviews
.55 km away
Vancouver Street Cafe
244 reviews
.48 km away
Mean Fiddler
473 reviews
.39 km away
Dylans on the Terrace
654 reviews
.51 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 121 nearby attractions
Albany Visitor Centre
262 reviews
.55 km away
Replica of the Brig Amity
308 reviews
.08 km away
The Albany Convict Gaol & Museum
192 reviews
.11 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Western Australian Museum - Albany staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines