Western Australian Museum - Perth, Perth

Categories: History Museums, Museums
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3.6/5 based on 300+ reviews on the web
Boasting an extensive collection of artifacts that help to document both the region’s Aboriginal and colonial history, Western Australian Museum - Perth plays an important role in the preservation of Western Australia’s cultural heritage. Formerly a jail, the museum was officially established in 1897, and now houses a wide variety of collections, from botany to ethnology, biology, and geology. The museum also maintains a sizable research department, aimed at exploring the history of Western Australia in greater detail. Use our Perth trip itinerary builder to visit Western Australian Museum - Perth on your trip to Perth, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Love taking the kids to the WA Museum. You can spend the whole day there with so many interesting tings to see and do. Love it. 
  • I think this gallery would have been better except there were renovations taking place and a new museum being built - so they only had a basic selection on display. Still lovely and worth the visit. 
  • Pleasantly surprised how educational and interesting this was, great for a rainy day or if it's too hot outside! 
  • After I took a free Cat bus, I went on to explore this nice museum. It has a lot of things to offer and kids would love it here. I am more interested in the exhibits about the first settlers and their means of living. The stuffs animals were awesome as well. A must when in Perth as this is a free attractions.
  • Fantastic museum ! Would you believe I was rushing out of the city on foot, chatting with my partner Junie when I said "Two seconds darl, just want to take a couple of pics..." Thank you to Google Maps for choosing my photos to showcase the museum. Thank you to the 70,000 Map users who looked at my pictures!!
  • It's got a freaking whale skeleton. Also the body of some prehistoric fish encased in epoxy or something. Pretty good place to take kids.
  • You will get a nice and an informative tour there, with your family. muli-storey bulding. It is FREE and close to many bus and train routs and car parks as well
  • Many sections closed as about to be closed for a four year refurbishment until 2020. The exhibitions were small. Staff not overly welcoming when we entered the museum. Not greeted or given any information until we asked around. We were told an avaliable part of the museum was the shop and cafe. This is not what we meant when what rooms are showing something of interest to adults
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