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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43.78% of people who visit Rottnest Island include Rottnest Island Museum in their plan
11 AM - 12 PM
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
70.59% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Rottnest Island Museum