Art Galleries, Museums & Libraries in Denham
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- (08) 9942 5905
Originally a line station connecting the north west and the goldfields to the eastern states and overseas. Locate on the shore of Hamelin Pool.
- Historical Sites:Buildings
There is a shell block adjacent to the telegraph station which is where many of the unique shell buildings in the area began.
- (08) 9948 1208
The current homestead was built in the 1950s. Offers a taste of pastoral life in a bygone era. The centre also provides insight into the Aboriginal history of the area.
- Historical Sites:Farmhouses
The Shark Bay Discovery Centre has been designed to showcase the significance and history of the Shark Bay region.
- Museums:Natural History,Local History,Maritime
- Open Days/times:Mon - Fri 9am - 4.30pm; Sat & Sun 10am - 4pm
- Open Days:Saturday,Sunday,Public Holidays,Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday
The centre’s informative displays; soundscapes, historical and contemporary film footage, interactive multimedia and objects of rare scientific and historical significance take you on the most amazing journey around Shark Bay and across time, in company and conversation with those who have been part of this extraordinary place.
Entry into the Museum will give you a two day pass. So if you don't get through everything in one day, just keep your receipt and you can return again the next day.
Entrance fee is for a multi day pass: Adults $11, Concessions $8, Children $6 Family Pass $28
Shark Bay is considered to be one of the most significant areas of the world because of our unique ecological systems including the Stromatolites (the oldest living life form) and Shell Beach to the expansive sea grass beds which provide an important food source for the Dugongs and shelter for marine organisms Our Discovery and Visitor Centre showcases a museum exhibition displaying the whole area with its rich history. A visit to the museum will give you an insight into our incredible world heritage area and significant places of interest for you to see during your stay in the Bay.