Broome Historical Society & Museum – Learn about the Local History!

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Broome is an idyllic getaway destination which lays claim to a fascinating history and character which is showcased at the Broom Historical Museum. Read on to find out everything you need to pay a visit.

Image by : Korkut Tas, Broome Cable Beach – panoramio, CC BY-SA 3.0


The society is a non- profit organisation which is run by a group of dedicated volunteers who are committed to protecting and preserving Broome’s history and heritage over the past 40 years.

Things to Learn

The society’s significant collection spans over three buildings which include the Sailmakers ‘shed, a heritage award winning point of interest. Visitors will be able to learn about the early days of the pearling industry that sprang up here along with the cultural diversity of those who worked in the community. As well as about the Japanese attacks on the city during the WW2 days.

How to Get There

The local museum is located at No.67 Robinson Street, Broome WA 6725, and can be reached easily from many a Cable Beach resort located in the vicinity including the likes of Oaks Cable Beach Sanctuary.

Important Tips

The society is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. during the months of May to September on weekdays. While its open to the public from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. from October to April.



Fritzjames Stephen is a travel writer, who writes content based on the myriad of experiences and indulgences that the world has to offer travellers across all walks of life. Google+

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