The museums of Australia’s North West take you on a fascinating journey back in time, with amazing collections of memorabilia and artefacts covering mining, pearling, the early pioneers and Indigenous culture.
For an insight into the lives of the North West’s pioneers, visit the Dalgety House Museum in Port Hedland, the Onslow Museum housed in the Old Goods Shed, the Old Gaol in Roebourne, the Broome Historical Society Museum, the Derby Wharfingers House Museum or learn about the Durack family at the Argyle Downs Homestead Museum. The Kununurra Museum covers a wide range of topics, including the Ord River Irrigation Project and the fossil record of the region.
Check out the local mining history at the Don Rhodes Mining Museum in Port Hedland, the Mining and Pastoral Museum at the Visitor Centre in Newman, or the Comet Gold Mine near Marble Bar.
See the History and culture section for more information about Indigenous history, explorers and pioneers, pearling and mining and natural history.
Aviair safari tours and scenic flights showcase famous Kimberley attractions including the Bungle Bungles in the World Heritage listed Purnululu National Park, Lake Argyle, Mitchell Falls, King George Falls and the Argyle Diamond Mine.
The immense freshwater lake formed by the damning of the mighty Ord River has created an amazing marine environment which now offers a wide range of adventures and activities beginning at the Lake Argyle village. There is plenty to see and do in and around the lake with its countless islands, bays and beaches. Here you will find many attractions waiting to be explored on your trip to Lake Argyle.
Be whisked back in time to an era of courageous men who lived a life of danger and fortune on a tour of Pearl Luggers in Broome.
Join us as we reveal the impact pearling has had upon Northern Australia & how the melting pot of cultures enticed by the lure of the pearl influenced Broome.
The Esplanade Hotel Port Hedland is an oasis in the Pilbara providing friendly service outstanding accommodation, fabulous food & most importantly ice cold beer!
Offering all day dining 7 days a week including their a la carte breakfast, the ever popular restaurant & Empire Cocktail Bar. As Port Hedland’s only 4.5 star hotel The Esplanad is the perfect pleace to stay for business or pleasure.
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