Broome Historical Society & Museum

67 Robinson Street, Broome   (08) 9192 2075

Broome Historical Society aims to keep a colourful history of Broome alive and to protect and maintain the objects in the Museum.

In Brief
  • Open Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, School holidays
In Detail

The Broome Historical Society speaks through photographs, subject albums and visual displays at the Museum to provide visitors with an understanding of Broome from its rough and ready early days to its emergence as a World Centre for cultured pearling. Broome was the first truly multicultural district in Australia; Aboriginal, Japanese, Chinese and Europeans have all contributed to Broome.s very diverse cultural history and the Museum, in its exhibits and its albums reflects this richness. Visitors will learn about . Pearling and Luggers, Exploitation and Exploration, Adventures, Hardships and Mateship, Asian and Europeans; Riots, Shipwrecks and Missing Diamonds; and Japanese attack on Broome in World War II.