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Western Australian Museum - Albany

Open Now: 10:00 - 16:00
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Impressive collection of WA and Albany history.

Now called the Museum of the Great Southern. Plenty of things to see and do, this includes the Brig... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Steve W
Karratha, Australia
A great display of history of the area

Added bonus was the Tribute to the Nurses who served in war. Well done and laid out, showcasing... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Hervey Bay, Australia
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Residency Road | Great Southern Region, Albany, Western Australia 6330, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Now called the Museum of the Great Southern. Plenty of things to see and do, this includes the Brig Amity, The Discovery Centre, The Residency, One Teacher Schoolroom and The Eclipse Building. There are changing exhibits keeping the museum interesting and relevant, with Australian Nurses...More

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Added bonus was the Tribute to the Nurses who served in war. Well done and laid out, showcasing the region and it's early beginnings

Thank Krisherron
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Spent all day here. This place is insane. You will learn more about WA and WW1 than you ever knew. Great way to spend the day.

Thank Austin H
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

Thank CanberraAussie101
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

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

Thank Robby G C
Rachael W, Public Relations Manager at Western Australian Museum - Albany, responded to this reviewResponded 27 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.

Thank abugslife14
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.

1  Thank Catrin L
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

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

Thank Polly V
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