Western Australian Museum – Geraldton, Geraldton

Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
Inspirock Rating:
4.6/5 based on 240+ reviews on the web
Discover the rich heritage of native Western Australians at Western Australian Museum – Geraldton, which overlooks the Indian Ocean. Enjoy guided tours of the indigenous Yamaji people’s history and culture, and explore Western Australia’s natural landscapes and varied marine environments. The museum features educational exhibits about European explorations and settlements, which helped develop the region’s agriculture, fishing, mining, and science industries. Be sure to stop by the museum’s popular shipwreck gallery, at the center of which is a reconstructed portico from the wreck of the infamous Batavia, a Dutch vessel sunk by the nearby Abrolhos Islands in the 17th century. A fun history lesson for visitors of all ages, the shipwreck gallery also features reconstructions of three other major wrecks located in the region. Before you head to Geraldton, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Geraldton itinerary builder, to make sure you see all that Geraldton has to offer, including Western Australian Museum – Geraldton.
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  • There is a cornucopia of interesting exhibits at this museum. In particular I found the Batavia shipwreck info and exhibits in The Shipwrecks Gallery and the Rough Medicine exhibits of interest. The e...  read more »
  • It's a fantastic achievement for a city so far from Perth, to have such an excellent museum with so many displays and so much history on offer. The staff were very friendly and set our children up wit...  read more »
  • With small towns somewhat prone to tacky attractions, this is the real deal. A proper museum with genuine relics naturally housed in this location. Also friendly staff. Entry by donation. Well worth s...  read more »
  • This is very interesting place to spend a couple of hours. The mid west coast has an amazing history.
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