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Broome Historical Museum

Robinson Street, opposite Seaview Shops | Kimberley Region, Broome, Western Australia 6725, Australia
+61 8 9192 2075
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Ranked #4 of 26 Attractions in Broome
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Museums
Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

After a week in Broome it was great to pull it all together with a trip to this great little museum.

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dawesville west australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

For a couple of dollars this is a great place to spend a morning. Loads of interesting items and information from the earliest Aboriginal divers to the bombing in WWII, and the theft of the diamonds on the Dutch plane. Local history, CWA and shell collections like you have never seen.

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Melbourne
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

The museum was great and staffed by local volunteers well worth the visit and worth the entry fee and will help fill in a few hours.

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Hobart
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Some interesting photographic records of little known wartime events involving Japanese bombing in WWII

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Australia
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9 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I was not overly keen to go in but I thoroughly enjoyed the visit. The museum has an extensive collection covering the Pearling industry, the bombings of Broome, jewellery, books. Lot's of stuff.

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Sydney, Australia
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17 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Charming local museum that provides nice photos & items that show mainly the pearling history of Broome. $5 entry fee in reasonable price. Spent bout an hour here checking out the history of the town. Friendly helpful staff are on sight.

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

it kept us enthralled with stories of the pearling industry, the air raid during the war, the shell collection and more.

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Adelaide, South Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We loved our visit to the Broome Historical Museum. It's staffed by volunteers who have a wealth of knowledge about the history of the town. It was only a few dollars for the entry fee and we spent a good couple of hours going through the detailed displays in each of the buildings. When you've finished, head across to 18... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

spent about an hour here, lots of photos, information and relics of Broome's pearling past - well worth the visit

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Perth, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Lovingly collected historical artifacts and stories and only 3 dollars entry. Personal stories of pioneers and also ofthe pearl industry and the effects of war. Well done.

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