Rottnest Island Museum, Rottnest Island
Rottnest Island Museum, Rottnest Island - Address, Phone Number
Address: Henderson Avenue, Cockburn, Rottnest Island, Western Australia, Australia
Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
Timings: 11:00 am - 03:30 pm Details
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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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