Augusta Historical Museum

Star 4.5 (21 Google reviews)

Augusta Historical Museum

Monday - Sunday: 1:00 until 4:00 PM
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A fascinating collection of artefacts, photographs and books documenting the rich history of the Augusta-Margaret River Region. Augusta Historical Museum was established in 1979 to preserve the town's local history and to share it with others.
Displays include details of families involved in the settlement of Augusta in 1830, which was the third European settlement in Western Australia.  Also showcased are artefacts from local shipwrecks, from the MC Davies timber empire (1880s to 1915), the local environment, personal effects of early settlers, details of the 1920s group settlements, commemorative china, coins and medals, garments from various eras, church organs and the whale rescue events which put Augusta on world news headlines.

It is a recognised Municipal Museum under the Augusta Margaret River Shire, affiliated with the Western Australian Museum.



Augusta Historical Museum

101 Blackwood Ave, Augusta WA 6290, Australia


Star 4.5 (21 Google reviews)
Rod Lambert 21 May 2022

Great place to get the history of the region.

Paul Sofilas 19 May 2021

A great country museum with an interesting range of subject matter.

Vincent Prince 02 June 2021

Good place to learn a little bit of history!

Leanne A 31 March 2021

Excellent displays of local history and artefacts.