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Replica of the Brig Amity

Princcess Royal Drive, | Albany Historical Precinct, Albany, Western Australia 6330, Australia
+61 8 9841 4844
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Princcess Royal Drive, | Albany Historical Precinct, Albany, Western Australia 6330, Australia
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"below deck"
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"watch your head"
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"back in the day"
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"piece of history"
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Reviewed May 1, 2017

We went here when it was a dull day and enjoyed it. It is reasonably priced and you are given a handset which gives you all the information about the ship and its journey. Well worth a visit.

Thank ChardonnaySheila
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Reviewed April 26, 2017 via mobile

Not bad, only pity its a reproduction yet fairly well made. Good for kids and accessible to wheelchairs.

Thank Lucio L
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Reviewed April 26, 2017 via mobile

We visited the Brig Amity during our stay in Albany. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The ship gives a good view on how the life was on board during this time. The kids had a great time. Unfortunately the audio was just in...More

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Reviewed April 22, 2017

The kids as well as us adults enjoyed every minute onboard the Amity. Perfect for a sunny day outing or a rainy day.

Thank xanhology
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Reviewed April 22, 2017 via mobile

Great for all ages. The children loved climbing all over the boat learning as we went listening to the story and history about the boat and the people. Were they first landed

Thank Elizabeth162016
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Reviewed March 26, 2017

The Brig Amity is a replica of the ship used to bring convicts across from Sydney, and who subsequently began the first settlement in Albany in 1826 under Edmund Lockyer. There's little precise record of the original, so it isn't an exact copy, but is...More

Thank AlbanyRick
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Reviewed March 17, 2017 via mobile

A great little piece of history allowing people of all ages to explore and experience what it was like for the shipmen back in the day. Being able to go all over the boat in every level with an audio guide really dove into the...More

Thank Candee C
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Reviewed March 13, 2017

The Amity is a replica of the first vessel to colonise Western Australia. It is full size and can be walked on to show the cramped conditions the early convicts and settlers endured from the Eastern States.

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Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

20 mins and $5 well worth the time Great audio guide explaining features of the boat thru different characters Easy to get to

Thank Rachelk65
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Reviewed March 4, 2017

on seeing this ship it appears small for the amount of people that it brought to Albany AS a replica it is very good

Thank Choices F
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