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Academy of Taxidermy

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Quaintly weird

If you’re at all into natural history or taxidermy, pop in here. The curator is a taxidermist and... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Karl W
Perth, Australia
via mobile
Very enjoyable

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

Reviewed 30 April 2018
Lake Macquarie, Australia
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131 James St | Swan Valley Region, Guildford, Swan Valley, Western Australia 6055, Australia
+61 8 9377 3884
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Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

If you’re at all into natural history or taxidermy, pop in here. The curator is a taxidermist and decided to open his collection to the public. It is quirky, but interesting. A small entrance fee is payable.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Karl W
Reviewed 30 April 2018 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

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank NickyB187
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

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank platypus150
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

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank C M
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.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Kaeley_04
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

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank elizavetakouznetsova
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.

Date of experience: September 2017
3  Thank Inam K
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.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Chelsea M
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.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Zali S
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

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank biancahewitt
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