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Replica of the Brig Amity, Albany

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Replica of the Brig Amity was built in 1975 to commemorate Albany’s first settlers, who arrived from Sydney in 1826. The settlers were part of a British Army expedition, led by Major Edmund Lockyer, who became famous for rescuing Aboriginal Australian women kidnapped and enslaved on the offshore islands by local sealers. Lockyer’s courageous rescue cemented the good relationship between native tribes and the European settlers. The full-size replica of the famous brig was designed and built as the focal point of celebrations held in honor of the 150th anniversary of the settlers’ arrival. Guided tours of this iconic attraction are available daily, but keep in mind that advanced bookings are required. Take a look at our Albany itinerary builder to schedule your visit to Replica of the Brig Amity and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • You can imagine the not at all, but must it simply and also committed have seen and explored that already remarkable and as well the sacrifices and hardships, which then took on the people, your see the conditions of driving on a ship in the early years of conquest and beginnings of settlement are!
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  • The Brig Amity is a replica of the ship used to bring convicts across from Sydney, and who subsequently began the first settlement in Albany in 1826 under Edmund Lockyer. There's little precise record...  more »
  • A great little piece of history allowing people of all ages to explore and experience what it was like for the shipmen back in the day. Being able to go all over the boat in every level with an audio ...  more »
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  • Administered by the Albany Museum staff this replica built by Stan Austin is open to the public to explore. Audio headsets provide self guided glipses into the past. Recommended.
  • This was a great interactive museum. We got mobile speakers to listen through as we walked around the ship.
  • Very interesting, would recommend if your interested in history
  • Kids loved the boat. Museum really interesting.
  • Good vibe.. nice place