Western Australian Museum - Perth, Perth
(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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  • This Muser is very interesting, they have a huge variety of antiques, I was surprised with the tools of blacksmithing that looked like a medieval torture room.
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  • I would recommend that take care of the animals in the farm that they have. They look after the museum, pity they can't afford to put more shelter for kangaroos... It was a hot day and they were looki...  more »
  • Impressive museum with a wide variety of natural history. It's got a freaking whale skeleton. Also the body of some prehistoric fish encased in epoxy or something. Excellent place to visit when in Per...  more »
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  • 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!!
  • Goto the museum. If you haven't, you probably don't appreciate what you should about humanity. Take the kids they will love it, if they don't, don't blame me.
  • Great place .larst one to go through now building a new and bigger one but keeping the old one with in it .good to see old and new together
  • It's a shame that it's closed until 2020. Can't wait for the new museum!