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Museum of Geraldton

Open Now: 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Open today: 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Well worth a visit

Very interesting museum with great displays of ship wrecks in the area. The 3D film on the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Outstanding documentary of the HMAS Sydney

Do not miss this gem of a museum. We intended to drop in and stayed 2 hours, and could have stayed... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Geoff B
Midland, Canada
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Overlooking the Indian Ocean, the Museum of Geraldton celebrates the rich heritage of the land, sea and people of the Mid West region. Discover ancient landforms, Yamaji history and culture, and the region’s unique natural landscapes and marine...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
2 Museum Pl | Batavia Coast Marina, Geraldton, Western Australia 6530, Australia
+61 8 9431 8393
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All reviews local history hmas sydney well worth a visit ship wrecks couple of hours great displays wa coast free entry gift shop short film guided tour great place to visit interesting place staff were very friendly western australia local area on display
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Very interesting museum with great displays of ship wrecks in the area. The 3D film on the discovery of the HMAS Sydney & the German Kormoron is excellent. Staff are very helpful and the visit is well worth the donation so they can continue their...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Do not miss this gem of a museum. We intended to drop in and stayed 2 hours, and could have stayed longer. The staff are knowledgeable and helpful.

Thank Geoff B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A good regional museum and you can easily spend a couple of hours here. The Batavia and other ship wreck stuff is the most interesting and definitely do the tour at 11.30am - fascinating stories. The HMAS Sydney II shipwreck 3D film is fantastic and...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The museum of Geraldton is a surprisingly excellent little museum, very educational and interesting, with an wonderful exhibition about the Wreck of the Batavia sailing ship. Helpful and friendly staff add to the experience, certainly with a visit.

Thank mrkhyland
Reviewed 3 October 2018

If your travelling to Geradlton, you must visit this museum, it has very good displays on the history of the area, ship wrecks, with a section for the Batavia which is a fantastic and tragic story, there is also a display about the HMAS Sydney...More

Thank Murray G
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

A great way to find out about Geraldton and the surrounding area. A small museum with a few sections on wildlife, history of the area, HMAS Sydney and of course Batavia. If you have a free hour or so pop over. Entry is free but...More

Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

I was in Geraldton just for a day. I thought the museum would provide insight into this Industrial Port and Holiday town. It did. The museum handles First Nations history sensitively. Provided context to the apparent industrial backdrop but also an understanding of the seaside...More

Thank Xen_Paul
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

You won’t find a better way to get a handle on the history of Geraldton than a visit to the museum. Shipwreck display and history is exceptional.

Thank 494stevenh
Reviewed 12 September 2018

great museum with lots of interesting information about the Batavia coast and the HMAS Sydney. Limited opening hours from 10 until 3

Thank John R
Reviewed 5 September 2018

Most impressed by this museum. Ingrid was superb with helping us find items in the shop and what to buy for our granddaughters. Her knowledge is superb of both shop and more importantly, the museum's exhibits etc. Most Impressive!!! Of interest - there's a gorgeous...More

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