Broome Historical Society Museum

Galleries, Museums and Collections

Broome Historical Society Museum offers an insightful look into Broome’s diverse cultural history. Take a walk through the charming 1890s former general store, which is now the town’s museum. Check out the well presented visual displays, photographs and artefacts to learn all about the history of Broome.

Find out about the town’s interesting pearling history which has developed into a world class export industry today. Learn about the terrifying Japanese attacks on Broome during World War II and the impact it had on the local residents and allies who had taken refuge there.

You will be intrigued by the tales of shipwrecks and missing diamonds which takes you on a journey of discovery into the development of a culture that has melded from a diversity of origins. Examine Aboriginal artefacts and memorabilia from the area and discover how the town of Broome became the first truly multicultural district in Australia.

Regarded as one of the best regional museums in Australia, it is located in the town centre of Broome which is a two and a half hour flight north of Perth. Check opening hours prior to visiting.

Facilities

Carpark Disabled access available History & Heritage

Rates

From AU$12.00

Adults – AUD12
Concession – AUD8
Under 16 – Free

Nearby Things to Do

View All
Adventure Wild Kimberley Tours, Broome, Western Australia

Adventure Wild Kimberley Tours

Broome

True North Adventure Cruises, Broome, Western Australia

True North Adventure Cruises

Broome

Spirit Safaris, Broome, Western Australia

Spirit Safaris

Broome

Paspaley Pearl Farm Tour, Broome, Western Australia

Paspaley Pearl Farm Tour

Broome

Kirkhope Aviation | Outback Air Tours and Corporate Charter, Broome, Western Australia

Kirkhope Aviation | Outback Air Tours and Corporate Charter

Broome

Narlijia Cultural Tours, Broome, Western Australia

Narlijia Experiences Broome

Broome

Contact Us