Hours: May to September: Monday- Friday 10am - 4pm Weekends 10am - 1pm | October to April: 10am - 1pm daily.
Discover Broome’s fascinating past at the Broome Historical Museum.
Our nationally significant collection is housed in the former Customs House and the award winning Sailmaker’s Shed, two of Broome’s oldest buildings.
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Phone: 08 9192 2075
Broome Historical Society Museum offers an insightful look into Broome’s diverse cultural history. Take a walk through the charming 1890s former general store, which is now the town’s museum.
Learn about the town’s fascinating pearling history and the terrifying Air Raid attack on Broome during World War II and the impact it had on the local residents and allies who had taken refuge there.
You will be intrigued by the tales of shipwrecks and missing diamonds which takes you on a journey of discovery into the development of a culture that has melded from a diversity of origins.
Examine Aboriginal artefacts and memorabilia from the area and discover how the town of Broome became the first truly multicultural district in Australia.
Regarded as one of the best regional museums in Australia, the Broome Historical Museum is governed by a dedicated volunteer group who devote their time to keeping the museum open 7 days a week.