Attractions

Top Choice Museum in Albany

National Anzac Centre

Opened for Albany's Anzac centenary commemorations in late 2014, this superb museum remembers the men and women who left by convoy from Albany to fight in WWI. Excellent multimedia installations provide realism and …
Park in Albany

Albany Heritage Park

Inaugurated in 2014, the Albany Heritage Park incorporates the National Anzac Centre, Princess Royal Fortress, Padre White Lookout, Desert Mounted Corps Memorial and the Ataturk Memorial.
Historic Site in Albany

Princess Royal Fortress

As a strategic port, Albany was historically regarded as being vulnerable to attack. Built in 1893 on Mt Adelaide, this fort was initially constructed as a defence against potential attacks from the Russians and Fre…
Museum in Albany

Western Australian Museum – Albany

This branch of the state museum is split between two neighbouring buildings. The newer Eclipse building has a kids' discovery section, a lighthouse exhibition and usually excellent visiting displays. The restored 18…
Monument in Albany

Desert Mounted Corps Memorial

Memorial to WWI soldiers who fought at The Nek in the Gallipoli campaign of 1915. The memorial was originally erected in Port Said, Egypt. However, it was irreparably damaged during the Suez crisis in 1956, and this…
Distillery in Albany

Great Southern Distillery

Limeburners Single Malt whisky is the star at this waterfront distillery, but brandy, gin, absinthe and grappe also feature. Tours on weekends – phone ahead to check on timing and availability – include tastings, an…
Museum in Albany

Albany Residency Museum

One of Albany's most impressive buildings how houses the Albany Residency Museum. Built in the 1850s as the home of the resident magistrate, the museum has displays telling seafaring stories, explaining local natura…
Viewpoint in Albany

Mt Clarence

There are fine views over the coast and inland from Mt Clarence, which sits atop the Albany Heritage Park. On top of Mt Clarence is the Desert Mounted Corps Memorial.
Ship in Albany

Brig Amity

This full-scale replica of the brig that carried Albany's first British settlers from Sydney in 1826 was completed for the city's 150th anniversary. Around the brig is a heritage area worth exploring.
Museum in Albany

Old Gaol

The 1851 Old Gaol was constructed as a hiring depot for ticket-of-leave convicts. Most were in private employment by 1855, so it was closed until 1872, when it reopened as a civil gaol. These days it’s a folk museum…