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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 great displays world war local history old customs house interesting exhibits worth a visit couple of hours early days amazing history entrance fee interesting place few hours the pearl on display wealth of information
This place reminded me so much of the museum at Broken Hill, while it featured minerals and railways as well as historical items Broome’s museum features pearls and wartime history as well as general history. In both cases the exhibits are extremely interesting with amazing...More
Our start to the museum was fabulous as we were greeted by an 80+ year old man a the door. He knew so much about the local history and was happy to share his knowledge. The place itself is quite old (historical), but the visit...More
A small museum but with a wide range of information and displays relating to local history. Primarily focusses on the Pearl fishing industry and the impact of the war, however has some social history, a shell collection, aviation and maritime history.
Probably only need to...More
We spent several hours in this fascinating museum. The information on the pearling industry was so instructive and interesting, as was the section on Broome during WWII. We hear a lot about the bombing of Darwin and very little about the other towns in the...More
This place, managed and staffed by volunteers is the place to find out everything you could possibly want to know about the history of Broome and events that have taken place. Housed in several historical buildings. Lots of information bought to life with stories about...More
This museum presented a good display of memorabilia about pearl diving, the early white settlers & particularly the WW2 bombing of Broome.
It was very light on the indigenous history of the area prior the the late 1800s and I think this could be an...More
Great little museum with lots of exhibits, photos, story boards and artifices.
Doesn’t look much from outside but it’s a treasure trove once you’re in.
Good on the people of Broome for preserving all this for us to share and putting it all into such...More