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Replica of the Brig Amity

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Address: Princcess Royal Drive, | Albany Historical Precinct, Albany, Western Australia 6330, Australia
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Lovely place specially for kids

We visited the Brig Amity during our stay in Albany. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The ship gives a good view on how the life was on board during this time. The kids... read more

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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We visited the Brig Amity during our stay in Albany. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The ship gives a good view on how the life was on board during this time. The kids had a great time. Unfortunately the audio was just in English. A few other languages would be helpful.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The kids as well as us adults enjoyed every minute onboard the Amity. Perfect for a sunny day outing or a rainy day.

Thank xanhology
Gold Coast, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great for all ages. The children loved climbing all over the boat learning as we went listening to the story and history about the boat and the people. Were they first landed

Thank Elizabeth162016
Albany, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 215 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Brig Amity is a replica of the ship used to bring convicts across from Sydney, and who subsequently began the first settlement in Albany in 1826 under Edmund Lockyer. There's little precise record of the original, so it isn't an exact copy, but is based on the correct overall dimensions, and based on what we know of the style... More 

Thank AlbanyRick
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Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

A great little piece of history allowing people of all ages to explore and experience what it was like for the shipmen back in the day. Being able to go all over the boat in every level with an audio guide really dove into the past. A lot of fun for all ages.

Thank Candee C
Albany, Australia
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The Amity is a replica of the first vessel to colonise Western Australia. It is full size and can be walked on to show the cramped conditions the early convicts and settlers endured from the Eastern States.

Thank brianandangela
Beverley, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

20 mins and $5 well worth the time Great audio guide explaining features of the boat thru different characters Easy to get to

Thank Rachelk65
Nuneaton, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

on seeing this ship it appears small for the amount of people that it brought to Albany AS a replica it is very good

Thank Choices F
Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 28 February 2017

This authentic reconstruction is a must-see. Three decks to view with an excellent audio commentary it brings alive the history of the men who came to settle Albany and how they managed. Highly reccommended

Thank oztravellersx2
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Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Not expensive at all! Just the price as much as a coffee! With a sense of the history of the convicts that came to Albany. With an idea of what life was on the Amity back in the day. Don't miss out on this site.!

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