Along with the Boab Prison Tree (7km south), this old gaol is a sad reminder of man's inhumanity to man.

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

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1. Kimberley School of the Air

0.36 MILES

Fascinating look at how school is conducted over the radio for children on remote stations. Currently open only on Thursdays, so check times with the…

2. Wharefinger Museum

0.71 MILES

Grab the key from the visitor centre and have a peek inside the nearby museum, with its atmospheric shipping and aviation displays.

3. Norval Gallery

0.91 MILES

Kimberley art legends Mark and Mary Norval have set up an exciting gallery in an old tin shed on the edge of town. Featuring striking artworks, exquisite…

4. Jetty

2.01 MILES

Check out King Sound's colossal 11.5m tides from the circular jetty, 2km northwest of town, a popular fishing, crabbing, bird-spotting and staring-into…

5. Mowanjum Art & Culture Centre

5.23 MILES

Just 4km along the Gibb River Road from Derby, Mowanjum artists recreate Wandjina and Gwion Gwion images in this incredible gallery shaped like their…