Things to do

Augusta Historical Museum

Established in 1979, the Augusta Historical Museum offers visitors a comprehensive display documenting the rich history of Augusta and districts since settlement in 1830. 

Displays include details of families involved in the 1830s, 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 event which made headline news around the world.

Location

Blackwood Avenue, Augusta WA 6290, Australia

Opening hours

  • Daily from 1.00pm - 4.00pm
  • Closed Christmas Day
  • Schools and groups welcome by appointment on 9758 0465

Tours and Attractions

Augusta enjoys views of the Blackwood River and Southern Ocean and provides a wide range of tours and attractions including:

  • Augusta Boat Harbour
  • Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse - the meeting point of the Southern and Indian Oceans
  • Hillview Look Out
  • Jewel Cave, Lake Cave and Mammoth Cave
  • Giant's Cave and Calgardup Cave
  • Leeuwin-Naturaliste National Park
  • Whale watching (June - September)

 

To find out more you can visit or contact:

Augusta Visitor Centre

Corner of Ellis Street and Blackwood Avenue, Augusta

(Open 9am – 5pm every day except Christmas Day)
(08) 9758 0166

welcome@margaretriver.com

www.margaretriver.com

 

Contact the Park

Albany Terrace, Augusta

Telephone: (08) 9780 5636

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