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Broome Historical Museum

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Address: Robinson Street, opposite Seaview Shops | Kimberley Region, Broome, Western Australia 6725, Australia
Phone Number: +61 8 9192 2075
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10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Description: The museum is opposite the Seaview Shopping Centre on Robinson Street.From...
The museum is opposite the Seaview Shopping Centre on Robinson Street.From May to September the museum is open from 10am to 4pm. For the remainder of the year it is open 10am to 1pm.Museum admission is $5 for adults, $3 for Seniors and $1 for children over 12.
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A must see place to visit.

In a lovely spot in Broome, beautiful views of the sea, lovely frangipani, table seating for a rest. Now to the inside, this would be a MUST VISIT place in Broome. Only $4 per... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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208 reviews 208 reviews
56 attraction reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

In a lovely spot in Broome, beautiful views of the sea, lovely frangipani, table seating for a rest. Now to the inside, this would be a MUST VISIT place in Broome. Only $4 per person for pensioners, so reasonable. Very helpful attendants. It's a mineful of information. Some beautiful exhibits, and in many ways, more informative than the Lugger tour.... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Not too big which means you can really take the time to have a good browse and re-trace your steps if you liked. Interesting information on Broome's history; being a remote area it is well worth a visit from a historical perspective to observe how the war and early pearling industry helped to shape Broome.

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Canberra, Australia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

You can easly immerse yourself here for hours. A differnt world of hardship and charm that the exhibitions had taken you back to. We found the Museum Informative without basis, recommend a look see.

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Avalon Beach
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

Will give you a great appreciation for the nature of Broome and provide context for what you will experience while there. Easy to spend at least an hour at this info-rich, interesting little museum.

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Sydney, Australia
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75 reviews 75 reviews
26 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

The museum was much better than we expected, we were there for well over an hour and could have stayed longer. I particularly liked the shell collection. There are videos showing and when we compared notes (there were 4 of us) we had all managed to see different ones. There is something for everybody.

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Dunsborough, Australia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
11 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Not a bad little country museum. Although you can find most of the same info just about anywhere in town.

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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
25 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

We easily occupied ourselves for 1 1/2 + hours in this little museum. There were displays to interest everyone, from pearling, to WW2, to multicultural aspects of Broomes history. Well worth a visit. Accessible by bus from town, but an easy 1.5km walk if you are up to it.

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Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Whilst only open for 3 hours from 10 to 1 you should try to fitthisin your program. The male volunteer was very enthusiastic in speaking and showing the Pearling display..

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North Sydney, Australia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Great displays - very interesting and well laid out historical wall pictorials - very well worth the visit.

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Ballarat, Australia
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5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Spent a great morning reviewing the extensive his of Broome. Highly recommend this to any travelers to the area.

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