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

More from the Yu Family Historical Display

Fu, Lu and Shou

Reflecting the spiritual dimension of Chinese life in Broome, the Yu family altar, auspiciously placed near the entrance of the little museum, features statues of Gwang gong, the deified ruler and his...

Ah Ming’s (Georgie’s) Desk

This wooden desk, complete with makeshift drawers made out of old packing cases, was the accounting office of Georgy Yu, where the financial records of the business were managed. Traditions came...

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