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Mount Barker The Old Police Station

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A pleasant surprise.

A considerable number of things to see and well presented. Mount Barker is not really on the main... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2018
208JEH
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Perth, Australia
Amazing historical morning

There was so much more than I expected to the Police Station Museum. I've driven past it many... read more

Reviewed 20 January 2018
Bunehakker
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Western Australia, Australia
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Albany Highway | Great Southern Region, Mount Barker, Western Australia 6324, Australia
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+61 8 9851 1163
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Reviewed 2 August 2018

A considerable number of things to see and well presented. Mount Barker is not really on the main tourist drag so it was a pleasant surprise to find a lot of photos, buildings and tools etc from the community.

Thank 208JEH
Reviewed 25 March 2018

Well kept old buildings and grounds with nice gardens. Signage on what all the different buildings were used for

Thank Matthew N
Reviewed 20 January 2018

There was so much more than I expected to the Police Station Museum. I've driven past it many times and from the road it looks as if you can expect to spend 15 minutes looking round, but we were there for around 2 hours. Not...More

1  Thank Bunehakker
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Visited the area while in Albany. A nice piece of history that is preserved well. Well worth a visit when your in Mount Barker

Thank 5directions
Reviewed 30 March 2017

I love finding surprises along the way. The Mount Barker Old Police Station is one of them. In 2017, they will celebrate 50 years since a passionate group of volunteers took on the massive task of restoring the 1868 building. Since then, the complex has...More

1  Thank allison_low
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Awesome historical site. Really great items to see and great staff . I liked the trucks and the old agricultural pieces

Thank sassy713
Reviewed 10 March 2017

This is a very well maintained historical site, I went when it was closed but the nice lady let me have a quick look in a couple of the buildings. It was a pity my timing was out. It has limited hours on weekends only....More

Thank Graeme H
Reviewed 15 May 2016

We enjoyed our visit to the Mount Barker Police station Museum, shows what life was all about in the early years of our families. I would recommend a visit, young or old. I give credit to the few that volantry run the station.

Thank jjiseppi
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Full of history and well known names from the district, it was informative and interesting seeing the many rooms available with their historical content. Must allow two hours for this excellent tour conducted by volunteers. We could't stay long enough and had we been aware,...More

Thank vai_lynch4
Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

This is a pretty comprehensive compilation of historic items and information pertaining to the local area. From the original police mans house of 1867 and local indigenous items through to more recent past including trophies from defunct local clubs, this museum takes a good couple...More

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