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Address: 1 Bagot St | Kimberley Region, Broome, Western Australia 6725, Australia
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+61 8 9192 1991
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 16:30

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Unusual indigenous books and souvenirs

Located right opposite the Broome Visitor Centre, this shop is run by indigenous people, and sells books they publish themselves, on indigenous customs, art, lifestyle etc, as... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2016
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 1 September 2016

Located right opposite the Broome Visitor Centre, this shop is run by indigenous people, and sells books they publish themselves, on indigenous customs, art, lifestyle etc, as well as a range of childrens' books and some lovely textiles with woodblock prints made by a local aboriginal womens co-operative. Prices are very fair and the staff are friendly and helpful.

Thank yvwords
Port Macquarie
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Reviewed 14 June 2016

We were searching for a book called 'Our World' that the children from One Arm Point had written. We went to the visitors information centre and they had also run out so sent us to Magabala Books. Amazing bookshop with wonderful books. They had the book that I was trying to buy and they also had a great collection of... More 

Thank TravelersofOZ
Westport, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 231 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2016

our suitcases were not big enough to buy a copy of each book, we did buy a couple and a doll, the lady was very helpful, it was a great visit and since then we have managed to buy some of the books and have them delivered home

Thank mandr268
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Reviewed 25 September 2012 via mobile

As well as offering a unique cultural collection Magabala Books delivers timely and friendly service!

Thank Jenrows
Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 12 February 2012

I have been purchasing Magabala books now for 2 and a half years, I love the fact that all books are written and illustrated by Indigenous Australians whom are keeping their culture strong and true by creating such wonderful stories and artwork to share with all ages. I always eagerly await new titles that come through and mention many of... More 

1 Thank Jaystranan
Broome, Australia
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Reviewed 8 February 2012

What a delight it was to stoep into the shop front at Magabala Books! I can only recommend a visit there if you are lloking for books of indigenous authors and illustrators!

1 Thank Christine E
Darwin, Australia
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Reviewed 30 October 2011

A wonderful place to visit. A small retail area, but laden with so many beautiful books. I thoroughly enjoyed the experience, especially talking about the books with the staff, who also recommended other local spots to visit. A small working publishing house that works at a grass roots level, producing award winning books for the local, national and international markets.... More 

3 Thank Kuka C

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