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The Broome Historical Museum provides photographs, subject albums and visual displays to provide visitors with an understanding of Broome from its rough and ready early days to its emergence as a World Centre for cultured pearling. Broome was the...more
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
67 Robinson St | Opposite Seaview IGA, Broome, Western Australia 6725, Australia
All reviews pearling industry run by volunteers local history world war interesting exhibits old customs house japanese attack worth a visit couple of hours early days great collection entrance fee amazing history pearl industry pearl diving interesting place on display
Thought it was just a local museum run by volunteers...oh so much more. The exhibits are seriously awesome and the whole place is worthy of a lengthy visit. The only downside is that it is not well signposted.
Very informative displays. Easy walking around the displays both in and outside the buildings. Cool when it’s hot.
Run by volunteers who were very friendly.
Amazing oyster shell carvings on display.
A full switchboard and video interviews of past operators.
Museum is much larger than expected and has a wealth of information on Broome that could very easily be missed. Exhibitions are well laid out with different buildings housing different memrobilia. I thoroughly enjoyed the DVD playing and children are given tasks and questions to...More
I was slightly hesitant at visiting the museum in Broome, however it was absolutely amazing, so interesting and informative and actually took family back there again on my second visit. Loved the videos of the ladies who used to work the telephone exchange, that was...More
I had to wait for a cruise ship to came in for it to open during the January holidays but was well worth the wait. There are informative displays with so much Broome history along with video stories if you get tired of reading. I...More
Firstly a big thank you to Bill and Dr Bill their local knowledge is so good and they answered all our questions plus very friendly hosts/guides. This museum is a local gem full of Broome’s history and I highly recommend you drop in if visiting...More
Great museum run by volunteers with lots of displays about the history of Broome. Amazing the items kept by locals that can now be shared with visitors to the town. You can spend at least an hour there or more if you sit down and...More
The small museum gives a good overview of old and recent history and activities with good exhibits including some furnished rooms. We looked at some of the video's, but for most visitors the 20 minutes video's are too long. In travelling through Australia youmay see...More
Coming from the southern state I had very little knowledge of the pearl industry in Broome. This museum was a great introduction to the pearling industry of Broome. We had a really good look around and read all the information pages available and we were...More