Rottnest Island Museum

Currently Open
  • Address: Henderson Avenue, Cockburn, Rottnest Island, Western Australia, Australia
  • Timings: 11:00 am - 03:30 pm Details
  • Phone: +61-0893729777
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Museums, Family And Kids

However delightful the island is now, it has quite a dark history. Learn all about it in this tiny little museum. The building, built by aboriginal prisoners, used to be a hayshed and a granary, but now it comprehensively cover’s the island’s past of shipwrecks, natural history, European settlements, their conflict with and imprisonment of the Aboriginals. A lot of the story is told via a stunning array of photographs.

Rottnest Island Museum Travel Tips

  • You’ll find the museum behind the Thomson Bay Settlement Shopping Mall.

Entrance Ticket Details For Rottnest Island Museum

  • You need to donate a gold coin to enter. In Australia, these are in fact bronze coins valued at AUD 1-2.

How to Reach Rottnest Island Museum

  • You’ll have to drive, walk or cycle to here. The Hop-on-hop-off bus shoud stop near the visitor centre on Henderson Avenue. 

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  • Rottnest Island Museum Address: Henderson Avenue, Cockburn, Rottnest Island, Western Australia, Australia
  • Rottnest Island Museum Contact Number: +61-0893729777
  • Rottnest Island Museum Timing: 11:00 am - 03:30 pm
  • Best time to visit Rottnest Island Museum(preferred time): 11:00 am - 02:30 pm
  • Time required to visit Rottnest Island Museum: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 43.78% of people who visit Rottnest Island include Rottnest Island Museum in their plan

  • 55.56% of people start their Rottnest Island Museum visit around 11 AM - 12 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Rottnest Island Museum

Wednesday, Friday and Saturday

70.59% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Rottnest Island Museum

People normally club together The Basin and Oliver Hill Battery while planning their visit to Rottnest Island Museum.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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