Open Daily

10am – 4pm

Anzac Day 1pm – 4pm

Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Day & Good Friday


Entry is free, donations are welcome.

Contact us

(08) 9841 4844


Residency Road,
Albany / Kinjarling, WA, 6330

Getting here


Museum of the Great Southern
Residency Road,
Albany / Kinjarling,
Western Australia, 6330,

By Car
Parking is available in onsite.

By Bus
The Museum of the Great Southern is located within walking distance of the town centre, which is serviced by the several bus services, visit the PTA website for timetables.

A child and adult climbing a steep set of stairs

Visitor information

Access within Museum
All galleries have level flooring. Level 2 of the Eclipse building is only accessible via elevator. 

ACROD Parking
Main Museum carpark. Two large bays available. Level access. No barriers. Free (no cost).

Museum of the Great Southern
Residency Road
Albany Western Australia 6330

Audio Guides
Available on the Brig Amity.

Not available.

Contact Catherine Salmaggi on (08) 9841 4844 for group or individual visits where assistance is required or there are special needs.

Drop Off Area
Main Museum carpark. Drop off in front of Eclipse Building or Residency Building. Level access. No barriers.

Entry to Museum
Accessible path from parking and drop off area to Museum entry. Small ramp leading down to Eclipse Building entrance, small ramp leading up to Co-op Building and School Room. No stairs to either main entrances. All entrances level. All doors manual opening.

Equipment Available
One manual wheelchair available for use.

Hearing Loops
No hearing loops available.

The reception desk is located in the Eclipse Building on the ground floor, immediately inside the doors.

Share Paths
The Museum is central located in Albany and easily accessible by walkers and cyclists using Albany’s extensive network of Share Paths. The Albany TravelSmart Map shows all the available paths.

Albany TravelSmart Map [PDF 2MB]

Please be aware that the Museum of the Great Southern does not have cloaking facilities or bag storage areas.  As a consequence, luggage and bags should not be taken into the Museum.

The site does not have universal access toilets. If required urgently, there is access to a larger, handled toilet within the staff administration area.

Trained Guide or Assistance Dogs
Visitors accompanied by a Trained Guide or Assistance Dog or a dog undergoing such training are welcome in this site.