Welcome to Albany
Submerge yourself in the exciting city of Albany, where the first settlers in 1826 were convicts and soldiers. This colonial town has a lot to offer with the historic Old Convict Gaol, the infamous Mokare Statue where you can see fantastic views and visit the relaxing ANZAC Peace Park.
On this informative audio tour you can also learn how it was an important port during the gold rush days and during World War I. You will also see the Old Post Office, St John's Anglican Church, the Patrick Taylor Cottage Museum, Foundation Park, The Brig Amity, Mouchemore's Cottage and the Albany Courthouse. Your tour. Your way.
- 1. Patrick Taylor Cottage Museum is an eleven room home that is the oldest surviving dwelling in Western Australia.
- 2. ANZAC Peace Park features the Pier of Remembrance, the Interpretive Walk and the Lone Pine Grove and is also the venue for Albany’s ANZAC Day Service and Parade each year.
- 3. The Convict Gaol is original and foreboding and lets you know how hard it was in Albany during the 1850's
- 4. The Mokare Statue commemorates a Noongar and Aboriginal man from the south-west corner of Australia who was pivotal in aiding European exploration of the area