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Kununurra Museum

Address: Coolibah Drive | Kimberley Region, Kununurra, Western Australia 6743, Australia
Phone Number: (0)8 9169 3331
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Ranked #12 of 13 Attractions in Kununurra
Type: Museums
Owner description: The KHS Museum is celebrating 25 Years of the KHS Archives & Museum in 2011 and making archives...
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Type: Museums
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Mon - Fri 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Owner description: The KHS Museum is celebrating 25 Years of the KHS Archives & Museum in 2011 and making archives accessible in 2011 to show the significance of 70 Years of tropical agriculture on the Ord at Carlton Reach and 50 Years of Kununurra and the Start of the Ord River Project. Ask to see the skull of a 14 foot salt water crocodile. Watch the DVD about the Wirraway (an aeroplane) that force landed near Kununurra during WWII.

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Perth wa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Durak homestead was great and the man there was so friendly and knowledgeable. He informed us on all the local history we were interested in.

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Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

Loved the building of corrugated iron.Quirky! I was disappointed in it as there were few physical exhibits of memorabilia and mainly newspaper articles, maps and photographs. Not what I wanted which was to learn more about the development of the Kimberley.

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Rockhampton, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

Nice little museum, if you have an hour or two to fill then worth a visit. Good display about the area and the war. When there they have a display about when the Queen visited Kununurra, very interesting.

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Mandurah, Western Australia, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2012

Helps to understand what happened with the damming of the Ord and how the town was set up. Some people came in and asked to see the slides they had as they had lived there in the 70,s and wanted to see if they were in any of them. The chap in charge bought out a big viewer and slide... More 

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