Grandpa’s eski

Hong’s inclusion of this old blue plastic eski of ‘grandpa’ Yu Kwok Cheung (George Yu) in the Museum, reveals the intent of her museum to celebrate the integrity and ingenuity of the Yu family and their adaptive, humble life in Broome. A lifestyle in which all things are kept and recycled until they have no utilitarian purpose.

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Yu Family Historical Display

Hidden treasure

A hidden treasure in the heart of Broome's Chinatown, the Yu Family Historical Display can be found housed in the upstairs rooms that sit over their Sung Ming restaurant in what Broome locals used to...


14 Carnarvon Street
Broome WA 6725

Open Hours

Accessible by calling 08 9192 2192 or during restaurant lunch hours

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