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Academy of Taxidermy

131 James St | Swan Valley Region, Guildford, Swan Valley, Western Australia 6055, Australia
+61 8 9377 3884
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Very enjoyable

Took the grankids (4 & 2). The older one is obsessed with dinosaurs! He was so excited every time... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Nicky B
,
Lake Macquarie, Australia
via mobile
A bit of fun and very instructive

Set in an old picture theatre, there are many different types of creature that have been preserved... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2018
platypus150
,
Melbourne, Australia
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131 James St | Swan Valley Region, Guildford, Swan Valley, Western Australia 6055, Australia
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+61 8 9377 3884
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took the grankids (4 & 2). The older one is obsessed with dinosaurs! He was so excited every time he turned his head. There was so much to see and look at. We all enjoyed it and the stuffed animals were truly amazing! As someone...More

Thank Nicky B
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Reviewed 31 March 2018

Set in an old picture theatre, there are many different types of creature that have been preserved in some way and are on display. Yes, some are replicas (the dinosaurs) and there are some helpful videos to show how it is done. There are many...More

Thank platypus150
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Reviewed 20 February 2018

Presents itself as a natural history museum as well as the taxidermy & is located in the old Guilford theatre Wife didn't like it at all but it is interesting filled with "stuffed" animals & dinosaur models

Thank Darrel J
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

This place is AWESOME!! :-D Our kids absolutely loved it! From the first "Oh WOW!" as you walk in the front door, to the hundredth "Oh WOW!" as you're ready to leave, this exhibition is just amazing! Michael, the owner and taxidermist extraordinaire, was such...More

Thank C M
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Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Went here with my Aunty and it was a wonderful place. It was packed with exhibits. We had to walk around twice to make sure we saw everything. There are also some more dinosaurs out the back.

Thank Kaeley_04
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Reviewed 10 December 2017

Great atmosphere, we almost missed it at first but when we entered we received a very warm and friendly greeting. The place itself is filled to the brim with artefacts, taxidermy, casts, moulds and skeletons of all types of creatures. It was a little difficult...More

Thank elizavetakouznetsova
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Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

For the small fee , the Guldford academy is a small place but a treasure house of knowledge and interesting things.

3  Thank Inam K
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Reviewed 17 May 2017

Large indoor area filled with many wonders, mostly animals of all shapes and sizes. Lots of information and history to read about.

Thank Chelsea M
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Reviewed 27 March 2017

For $5 you can enter this quirky place that was once a theatre. Inside is a bizarre range of dinosaurs and taxidermy exhibits which are fun to look at, sketch, photograph ... Afterwards you can grab a coffee nearby.

Thank Zali S
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Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

I had been wanting to come here for a while and the time finally came. My husband and 2 year old also came along. We paid our $12 and went through the curtain into the big room. I felt a little lost and didn't know...More

Thank biancahewitt
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