Gwoonwardu Mia – Aboriginal Heritage and Cultural Centre celebrates the region's Aboriginal heritage.
The Gascoyne regions five Aboriginal language groups come together to celebrate and recognise Indigenous culture. You can experience the Gascoyne's Aboriginal history, art, heritage and culture by visiting Gwoonwardu Mia, located in Carnarvon.
Burlganyja Wanggaya - Old People Talking
This multi-award winning interactive permanent exhibition that tells the stories of the Gascoyne's Aboriginal people in their own words and language; Yinggarda, Bayungu, Malgana, Thadgari and Thalanyji.
The exhibition includes the 33,000 year old shell necklace, images, artefacts and objects, the amazing "Burrowing Bee" or Mungurrgurra film, an interactive light table and a skydome experience.
Gallery Shop and Artwork
Not only can you meet local Aboriginal people and purchase artworks but you can delight in the cuisine available at the Cafe (open from January 2020). The centre includes galleries, conference and meeting rooms, a gallery shop, artist in residence, and performance spaces.
Gwoonwardu Mia – Aboriginal Heritage and Cultural Centre is open from Tuesday to Friday from 9am to 3pm.
General entry to the permanent exhibitions are free.
Touring exhibit fees
Seniors & Concession: $8.00
Family (2 adults + 2 children): $25.00