Museum of the Great Southern
The Museum of the Great Southern precinct overlooks picturesque Mamang Koort / Princess Royal Harbour on the site of the first European permanent settlement in Western Australia (1826).
Here you will find permanent and travelling exhibitions, a replica of the Brig Amity, pop-up artworks, public and educational programs, and information on the natural and social history of the region.
The Museum shares the stories of the Menang Noongar people and the influence of Mokare, an intermediary who assisted European explorers in an unfamiliar environment. It also explores the region's unique landscapes, flora and fauna.
10am – 4pm
ANZAC Day 1pm – 4pm
Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Day & Good Friday
Entry is free, donations are welcome.
(08) 9841 4844
Kinjarling / Albany, WA, 6330
Special exhibitions & events
The Spinifex Arts Project's Pila Nguru exhibition presents a detailed commentary of Spinifex Country by the Traditional Owners of the area.
Friday 22 December 2023 – Sunday 3 March 2024
Immerse yourself in the beauty of the natural world through stunning images by professional, emerging and junior photographers who have shown impeccable timing, patience, artistry and technique to capture incredible moments in time.
Saturday 23 March 2024 – Sunday 26 May 2024
Learn about the history of Woomera Rocket Range, see how futuristic architecture influenced Australia’s Expo pavilion in 1970, and take the kids on their very own space mission!
Saturday 8 June 2024 – Sunday 6 October 2024
Explore the history of the Great Southern with these resources from the Western Australian Museum.