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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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Amazing

Job well done by all those involved in ensuring that a little bit of the history of the past is... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jacquie L
Excellent

We’ve visited the Forts a few times now with the kids and everyone really enjoys the visit. The... read more

Reviewed 23 January 2018
Stuart C
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“anzac centre” (40 reviews)
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Forts Road | Great Southern Region, Albany, Western Australia 6330, Australia
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+61 8 9841 9369
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"gun emplacements"
in 11 reviews
"military history"
in 10 reviews
"anzac centre"
in 40 reviews
"interesting area"
in 2 reviews
"the main attraction"
in 2 reviews
"excellent displays"
in 2 reviews
"king george sound"
in 7 reviews
"on display"
in 4 reviews
"two hours"
in 3 reviews
"free tour"
in 2 reviews
"interesting history"
in 2 reviews
"mt clarence"
in 4 reviews
"plenty of parking"
in 2 reviews
"visiting albany"
in 3 reviews
"world war"
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"car park"
in 3 reviews
"tunnel"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Job well done by all those involved in ensuring that a little bit of the history of the past is recorded for generations to come. We enjoyed walking around and viewing the information and displays, such a treasure really.

2  Thank Jacquie L
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Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

We’ve visited the Forts a few times now with the kids and everyone really enjoys the visit. The history plaques around the area give a little glimpse of what it would have been like. Some of the large guns can be moved and the kids...More

1  Thank Stuart C
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

I have visited the fortress many times over the years for my own interest and always learned a little more. This time I had a family from Finland with me with only two days to visit all the sites and sights of interest around Albany...More

1  Thank POstcardswa
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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

We came up the other morning to see this area, and had a great time with an insight into the past history of the area and conflicts, there is a lot of information and well presented, the gun emplacements and bunker are a favourite, down...More

1  Thank Jared L
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Reviewed 17 December 2017

We traveled here just before new year and were grateful the weather was cooler than it had been up north of Albany. With Hubby being ex-military he was quite impressed seeing the exhibits and learning about the history of the area and ANZAC Cove. Being...More

1  Thank Gary-Susan W
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Reviewed 10 October 2017

Great place to show kids what the old days were like, can climb around the partly dismantled cannons and walk through batteries where ammunition was stored. Kids play ground next to the Fortress, all set in the bush

1  Thank Myree M
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Reviewed 11 September 2017

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

1  Thank Stevejomac
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Reviewed 10 September 2017 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

1  Thank Luke D
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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

1  Thank Colin M
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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

1  Thank Ballymackibbot
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Angela G
3 October 2017|
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Response from Dan L | Reviewed this property |
Did not see any at any venue during our visit. If you contact the City of Albany, you can get the correct advice.
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dryan1987
24 July 2017|
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Response from 5directions | Reviewed this property |
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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