Western Australian Museum – Geraldton

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Overlooking the Indian Ocean, the Western Australian Museum — Geraldton celebrates the rich heritage of the land, sea and people of the Mid West region.

Enjoy a guided tour through the stories from four major early shipwrecks located in the region, the Batavia, Gilt Dragon, Zuytdorp, and Zeewijk or learn more about the discovery of HMAS Sydney (II), the pride of the fleet.

Discover ancient landforms, Yamaji history and culture, and the region’s natural landscapes and marine environment. Find out how more recent European exploration and settlement has developed the Mid-West including the agriculture, fishing, mining and science industries.

Opening times

Please Note: Western Australian Museum – Geraldton will be closed on Thursday 7 May 2015  from 8:30am  – 12:30pm.


Day Opening hours
ANZAC DAY 1.00pm – 4.00pm
Christmas Day Closed
Boxing Day Closed
New Year's Day Closed
Good Friday Closed



Free Entry. Suggested donation $5

2015 Clem Burns Heritage Award

Teacher information: 2015 Clem Burns Heritage Award


2 Museum Place,
Batavia Coast Marina
Western Australia,


Phone number

(08) 9921 5080

Western Australian Museum - Geraldton Map

By Bus
The Western Australian Museum — Geraldton is located within walking distance of Chapman Rd bus-stop, which is serviced by the 501 service. Visit the PTA website for timetables.

By Car
Parking is available onsite.

Accessibility information about the Western Australian Museum — Geraldton can be found on the Access WA website.

Museum Site Map

Site Map for the Western Australian Museum - Geraldton

Site Map for the Western Australian Museum - Geraldton
Image copyright WA Museum


  1. Mid West Gallery
  2. Museum Shop
  3. Shipwrecks Gallery
  4. HMAS Sydney (II) — Pride of the Fleet
  5. Temporary Exhibitions Gallery
  6. Theatre