Museum of the Great Southern
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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 Museum of the Great Southern 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 Menang 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.
|Monday||11.00am – 4.00pm|
|Tuesday||11.00am – 4.00pm|
|Wednesday||1.00pm – 7.00pm|
|Thursday||11.00am – 4.00pm|
|Friday||11.00am – 4.00pm|
|Saturday||11.00am – 4.00pm|
|Sunday||11.00am – 4.00pm|
ANZAC Day - 1.00pm – 4:30pm
Christmas Day - Closed
Boxing Day - Closed
New Year's Day - Closed
Good Friday - Closed
Extended School Holiday Opening Hours
During January, April, July, October, and December
|Monday||10.00am – 4.30pm|
|Tuesday||10.00am – 4.30pm|
|Wednesday||12.00pm – 7.00pm|
|Thursday||10.00am – 4.30pm|
|Friday||10.00am – 4.30pm|
|Saturday||10.00am – 4.30pm|
|Sunday||10.00am – 4.30pm|
Please be aware that the Museum of the Great Southern does not have cloaking facilities or bag storage areas. As a consequence, luggage and bags should not be taken into the Museum.
Free Entry. Suggested donation $5
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 available paths.
In addition to our extensive exhibitions and events calendar, we also regularly host clubs and regular events.
Every 10.30am on Tuesdays throughout school terms, join us for a short talk and discussion on many different aspects of life in Albany and around the region.
Launched in 2011, this group is for kids who have a keen interest in nature. Every month there are fun activities and adventures planned to get in touch with the natural world.