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Princess Royal Fortress

Forts Road | Great Southern Region, Albany, Western Australia 6330, Australia
+61 8 9841 9369
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Excellent displays and great views

The very popular ANZAC centre is in the grounds but this is seperate and free. There's loads of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Stevejomac
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Sydney, Australia
Good spot to visit

Lots of stuff to look at and also there is equipment for kids or adults to try out and the views of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Luke D
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Perth, Australia
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Forts Road | Great Southern Region, Albany, Western Australia 6330, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The very popular ANZAC centre is in the grounds but this is seperate and free. There's loads of gun emplacements, bunkers, displays in the buildings and military items to explore. The history is fascinating and the views over the coastline are great. There's limited free...More

Thank Stevejomac
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of stuff to look at and also there is equipment for kids or adults to try out and the views of the harbour are great

Thank Luke D
Reviewed 19 August 2017

I first visited this site 25 years ago and was impressed with the displays. The siting of this museum is spectacular with lots of interesting stone buildings to explore and information official and personal details of contributions made by the city of Albany to the...More

Thank Colin M
Reviewed 17 August 2017

We started off with the free tour at 10am, our host had so many stories and so much history he couldn't even begin to tell it all. Very informative. We also just walked around ourselves and found it all very well put together and organised...More

Thank Ballymackibbot
Reviewed 13 August 2017

See the coastal defences and the historic exhibits. It is a big place with lots to see. It is next door to the National Anzac Centre. You can easily spend an hour here.

Thank Robert D
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

We visited the ANZAC centre the. Took a walk around the Princess Royal Fortress and found it all very interesting. Free entry to see it all.

Thank malleegirl
Reviewed 9 July 2017

We visited with the grandchildren so that they might understand the historical aspects of the location. Unfortunately, there was no guide on hand, so it was left to my wife and I to give a summary of the importance of the fortress and its importance...More

Thank Dan L
Reviewed 7 July 2017

If you are visiting the National ANZAC Centre don't forget to go for a walk up to the lookout over King George Sound. We walked the bush track past the great display of military hardware to a bunker in the bush which had been manned...More

Thank Anita T
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Lots of information to absorb! This is very central to Albany so a visit is a must. A tour is available or you can do a self tour. Lots of little spots to discover and you can just imagine what it was really like back...More

Thank 696HelenS
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Albany was far from the various war fronts but this area demonstrates how far war impacts on individuals & communities

Thank Darrel J
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dryan1987
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The fortress is free. but the new museum that is just 1 building costs $25 per person! But there is plenty too see for free at the fortress.
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