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Roebourne Visitor Centre & Old Gaol Museum

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Wonderful Old Buildings

You must stop if you are doing a road trio, wonderful historic buildings, there is a tour... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
John and Deb K
Karratha, Australia
Old gaol Roeburne.

Great buildings and tours have just commenced. Worth a walk around. The original station homestead... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2017
Dubbo, Australia
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5 Queen Street | Pilbara Region, Roebourne, Western Australia 6718, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You must stop if you are doing a road trio, wonderful historic buildings, there is a tour available, worth the time to visit.

Thank John and Deb K
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

If you are travelling past Roebourne near Karratha, do not miss the historical buildings of Roebourne especially the Old Gaol Tour. This is a must see attraction and will be a highlight of your road trip! You can even bring your dog on a lead...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Great friendly staff. Always ready with helpful advise of the area, great Pitt stop for travellers. Museum well maintained

Thank joboodarie
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Great buildings and tours have just commenced. Worth a walk around. The original station homestead is in ruins but good information is on site.

Thank monterjones
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Good to know the history of the jail and the town. There's definitely room for adding more info and more to the tour.

Thank HES268
Reviewed 26 June 2017

It was Sunday, so everything was closed at Roebourne where the historical prison and museum are located. We called in here on our way back to Newman after spending a nice weekend at the Ibis Styles in Karratha. We took a photo of the old...More

Thank ettiet2017
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

This was so interesting that we picked up a map there and then drove around the town seeing all the old places- loved it.

Thank Leonieb598
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Wonderful restoration of the old courthouse which is now a museum.Donation box inside.a few other restored buildings and even the cemetery is restored.a insight into the early days of pearl shell harvesting.

Thank Russell-Joy C
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

We came upon this lovely piece of history quite by accident and really enjoyed looking over all it had on offer. What a pity it is closing! Do yourself a favour and go visit before it closes forever. Very friendly helpful staff with excellent knowledge...More

Thank Merryll1974
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We had a quick stop at the Roebourne Visitors Centre and Old Gaol just over a week ago when passing through the area and we were glad we did. Well kept set of buildings with an interesting history and lots of good information available and...More

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