Gwoonwardu Mia Gascoyne Aboriginal Heritage and Cultural Centre

Galleries, Museums and Collections

Gwoonwardu Mia Gascoyne Aboriginal Heritage and Cultural Centre is a multipurpose centre that celebrates the culture and country.

Based in Carnarvon, the centre has worked with people from each of the local language groups to celebrate and share their stories and culture.

The centre features an interpretive centre, Burlganyja Wanggaya – Old People Talking – listen, learn and respect. This multi-award winning permanent interactive exhibition unites and reflects the culture and stories of the five Aboriginal language groups of the region – Yinggarda, Bayungu, Malgana, Thadgari and Thalanyji.

As you walk through the interpretive centre, you’ll explore many themes ranging from stories of the land to the ancient and continuing culture of the region, through to station stories and tales from Carnarvon town. Explore exhibits like the Sky Dome, which showcases a timelapse video of a starry sky, with commentary about the ancient art of stargazing for the Aboriginal community. Learn more about the incredible giant, burrowing bees and marvel at the range of artefacts and objects on display.

At the centre, you’ll also find an art gallery with local artists pieces on display plus a beautiful ethnobotanical garden.

Facilities

Cafe Caravan / Camper Trailer / Campervan Sites / Campsites Coach Parking Conference/Convention Facilities Enquiry Desk Family Friendly Food and Refreshments Gallery / Museum Interactive Centre Interpretive Centre Kiosk Lawn / Gardens Picnic Area Public Toilet Shop / Gift Shop

Rates

FREE – For residents living in postcode 6701
AUD8 – Seniors and Concession
AUD10 – Adult
AUD25 – Family of 2 Adults and 2 Children

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