Western Australian Museum – Albany

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Refurbished in July 2010, the refitted museum overlooks picturesque Princess Royal Harbour, on the site of first European settlement in Western Australia.

The Western Australian Museum — Albany provides exhibitions, public programs, educational programs and information on the unique natural and social history of the region.

The Museum shares the stories of the indigenous Noongar people and the influence of Mokare, a young Noongar warrior, as well as the stories of the early settlers and convicts, and also explores the region's unique natural landscape, flora and fauna.

Opening times

Day Opening hours
ANZAC DAY 1.00pm – 4.30pm
Christmas Day Closed
Boxing Day Closed
New Year's Day Closed
Good Friday Closed



Free Entry. Suggested donation $5

Share Paths

The Museum is central located in Albany and easily accessible by walkers and cyclists using Albany’s extensive network of Share Paths. The Albany TravelSmart Map which shows all the paths is available from http://www.transport.wa.gov.au/activetransport/26081.asp

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Residency Road,
Western Australia,

Phone number

(08) 9841 4844

Western Australian Museum - Albany Map

By Bus
The Western Australian Museum — Albany is located within walking distance of the town centre, which is serviced by the several bus services, visit the PTA website for timetables.

By Car
Parking is available in onsite.

Museum Site Map

Site Map for the Western Australian Museum - Albany

Site Map for the Western Australian Museum - Albany
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  1. Eclipse Building
  2. Residency Building
  3. Bush Tucker, Frog and Lizard Gardens
  4. Old One Teacher School
  5. Cooperative Building
  6. Museum Shop
  7. Welcome Walls Albany
  8. The Old Police Cottage