Augusta Museum of History

The Augusta Historical Museum is recognised as a Municipal Museum and was established in 1979. There are a number of displays showing aspects of the history of the district.


Displays include details of families involved in the 1830s, the third white settlement in Western Australia, artifacts from local shipwrecks, from the MC Davies timber empire (1880s to 1915); the local environment, personal effects of early settlers, details of the 1920s group settlements, commemorative china, coins and medals, garments from various eras, church organs and the whale rescue event which put Augusta on the world news headlines.