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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 - 4:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
67 Robinson St | Opposite Seaview IGA, Broome, Western Australia 6725, Australia
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
This is a well curated collection and gives really interesting insights into life in Broome right back when things were hard. There is something for everyone in here, including a dinosaur print, illegally removed from Gantheume Point. Well worth a visit
The Broome Historical Museum appears deceptively small. However, within a number of buildings on the Museum site there is an incredible display of exhibits capturing Broome’s history, both remarkable and tragic.
Carefully curated by citizens and historians , the displays would keep you occupied for...More
The Broome Historical Museum is beautifully managed and because there are many types of exhibits you can certainly find lots that will be of more interest to you. Children are also welcome and there are activities for them to do which will hold their interest...More
Its size maybe relative to the town's own size, but it makes up for substance. Highlighting the different aspects of the town's history, from the pearl diving haydays, snapshots of the lives of the people from different time periods, relics from WW2, an amazing international...More
We walked from town centre to here and enjoyed the Museum but would have loved it were the shop over the way open to offer some sandwiches or better snacks because it takes a good 1 - 2 hours to go through the museum and...More
Lots of information about the pearl industry, the Japanese attacks in WWII and others. I liked the video which had recordings from staff who used to run the manual telephone exchange. Some acknowledgement of the disgraceful way that Aborigines were treated and forced to work...More