Rottnest Island Museum

Currently Closed
  • 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: Museum, Family And Kids

About Rottnest Island Museum, Rottnest Island

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 Information

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

Rottnest Island Museum Ticket Prices

  • 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 by Public Transport

  • 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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  • 95% of people who visit Rottnest Island include Rottnest Island Museum in their plan

  • 66.36% 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

92.36% 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.

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