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Less Is Sometimes More.

This small Museum was the first place we visited on Rottnest. It's not all flashing lights and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Steve D
Sydney, Australia
Small but good.

A great place to get an instant understanding of what this beautiful island has... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2018
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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Henderson Avenue, Cockburn, Rottnest Island, Western Australia 5440, Australia
+61 8 9372 9752
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This small Museum was the first place we visited on Rottnest. It's not all flashing lights and screens and bells and whistles, but it IS a small, well-thought out series of displays and objects that tell the Rottnest story very well. If you're prepared to...More

Thank Steve D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a small and interesting museum which I have been to before. This time, I bought guests and was a little disconcerted by the assertive / aggressive way the woman behind the desk said “gold coin donation is needed for entry”, as soon as...More

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Reviewed 15 July 2018

Very interesting facts and memorabilia within this fascinating museum. Including the history of Rottnest, natural, and human occupation, and the more recent history of The WRENS. And their involvement on the Island.

Thank Dide R
Reviewed 28 June 2018

A great place to get an instant understanding of what this beautiful island has experienced. Helpful, volunteer staff, are always on hand to answer any questions but the signage aand the exhibits themselves say it all.

Thank PARIS522
Reviewed 28 May 2018

This place is a small local museum, that tells the history of Rottnest Island. Entry is a gold coin donation, that being $1 or $2. If you need to kill time this will help.

Thank mozzavella
Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

Lovely man at the desk. Gold coin donation and he gave the kids a rotto passport. Had a 20minute walk around reading on the history of the island. Little kids got a little board.

Thank emmamarielavery
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Just a gold coin donation gives you access to this small yet informative museum. Well worth it and there is lots to see.

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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

You could easily spend an hour or so looking at all the exhibits at the museum. Gold coin donation entry. Has information on social and natural history of Rottnest. Well set out with plenty of room to move about.

Thank Sherriden S
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Loved this museum, it's a gold coin charge to look round and a lovely guest book to sign as you walk in which was a nice touch. The guide was helpful with knowledge that was not listed in the museum. Lots of history to read...More

Thank Rosie H
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Very interesting looking at the history over the years some very nice artifacts and I and items to read about

Thank Kenny D
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2 January 2017|
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Response from Rottnest_Island | Property representative |
Hi Andrew the Museum is open 10am till 3pm seven days a week.