Discover the rich heritage of native Western Australians at Museum of 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. Use our Geraldton trip itinerary builder to add Museum of Geraldton and other attractions to your Geraldton vacation plans.
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We enjoyed learning about the region and its history (animal and marine life, first people, settlers, convicts, mariners, minerals, and shipwrecks.) The exhibits are well marked and interesting... more »
Remanence of local original inhabitants. United States Submarine base no longer in use, pictures of it. There was a nice gift shop attached. more »
If you are doubting to go or not to go, GO and visit it! It is a fantastic little museum with great exhibition and it is for free! We took part of the complimentary tour in the shipwreck hall. Our guide shared great stories with us and was ready to answer all questions.
Such a beautiful place you shall not miss to visit and its free. Went with my family and we had a great time. There are activities for the children as well all.
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