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Princess Royal Fortress

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Address: Forts Road | Great Southern Region, Albany, Western Australia 6330, Australia
Phone Number:
+61 8 9841 9369
09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00

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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... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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77 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 then.

Thank 696HelenS
Perth, Australia
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991 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 362 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Darrel J
Appleby, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Plenty to see and read and a very interesting historical site. Is near Anzac Centre so there is lots to see all around.

1 Thank LellieK
Camberley, United Kingdom
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929 reviews
467 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 567 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

This forms part of the national ANZAC museum site which includes the Convoy Walk. There's a couple of ship's gun turrets, heavy calibre guns, topedoes and the like - some of the guns you can operate (bofers/oerlikon type) which is great for kids. The grounds have picnic areas and places to sit and take in the views, as well as... More 

1 Thank nnmercman
Brisbane, Australia
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336 reviews
116 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

I grew up in Albany and this was one of my favourite places to go, there is so much history here from the war and there are always plenty of helpful volunteers that are willing to tell you all about it. They have done a brilliant job in keeping the grounds spotless and well maintained. There is plenty of parking... More 

1 Thank amazon36
Perth, Australia
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323 reviews
185 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

lots of big guns to sit on and a majority of them move, some old naval history as well, all free, when we were there to of the anti-aircraft guns were roped off for repainting.

1 Thank Dave1018
Perth, Australia
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188 reviews
64 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

This location has fantastic views and some fantastic information, in particular indigenous people and there involvement and treatment during these times. Displays are very much hands on all for free (so go on give a little donation).

1 Thank MacAttack720
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16 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The scenery is superb of the harbor and historically significant . Used as a base during world war 2 and the last view that Soldiers leaving for Egypt and Gallipoli had of the Australian shore. With the key attraction being the Nationally Anzac Centre. Great restaurant and visitors Centre/tourist shop. You would not be disappointed.

1 Thank Maria4spurs
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31 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

A must see and do! Not to miss on the Barracks! Walk around the grounds of how life must have been for the soldiers during WWI. A true ANZAC historians must do!

1 Thank 5directions
Perth, Australia
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9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

the military hardware on display were a fantastic attraction for my two boys who are currently very interested in all things war related from the first and second world war. My seven year old daughter loved it too and she has no interest in war novels.

1 Thank syd302

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