Shark Bay World Heritage Discovery Centre

Shark Bay World Heritage Discovery Centre

Shark Bay World Heritage Discovery Centre
Discover how a Stromatolite changed the world…
Discover Shark Bay’s native land and sea animals…
Discover why a Dutchman nailed a dinner plate to a post…
Discover why Shark Bay is World Heritage listed…

The Shark Bay Discovery Centre has been designed to showcase the significance and history of the Shark Bay region. The centre’s informative displays; soundscapes historical and contemporary film footage interactive multimedia and objects of rare scientific and historical significance take you on the most amazing journey around Shark Bay and across time in company and conversation with those who have been part of this extraordinary place.

Rose De Freycinet Gallery
The Discovery Centre’s Rose de Freycinet Gallery offers visitors an ever-changing range of local and travelling exhibitions in a large dramatically lit exhibition space. Be sure to check the events page for what’s on before you visit.

Fire on the Water
The Shark Bay Discovery & Visitor Centre is home to the ‘Fire on the Water’ exhibition. The 15 minute 3D film and accompanying exhibit tell the story of the battle between HMAS Sydney II and HSK Kormoran tracing the events of this World War II Naval battle 200 kilometres off the coast of Shark Bay.

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