Western Australian Museum - Perth, Perth

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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. Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Perth fast, fun, and easy.
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  • It cannot be evaluated, but it is closed for renovation as of September 20, 2019. I will inform you that it will be helpful for those who are scheduled.
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  • Approached becomes like a short construction, renewal was still. Old buildings have to leave before they were still that atmosphere was not visible before the construction of the building and library.
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  • If you are looking for something to do on a hot summer day then why not try the museum? It’s packed full of all sorts of fascinating items. It’s a great place for people of all ages to learn a few thi...  more »
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  • The building is really starting to take shape now, can't wait to see the finished product! Looks good Multiplex!
  • The New Museum for Western Australia is one of the most significant museum redevelopments in the world today, and one of which all Western Australians should be incredibly proud. Developed in the heart of the Perth Cultural Centre, it will share the stories of our people and place, acting as a gateway to explore all of Western Australia. It will reflect the extraordinary history, distinctiveness, creativity and diversity of our State and region. Over the course of the project, and long after the doors have opened in 2020, the people of WA will be invited to contribute to the way we present the stories of our past, present and future. We will encourage dialogue, debate and the sharing of multiple perspectives to identify the stories and experiences that are important to our State.
  • Creative, reflective, retrospective, contemporary ...all types of art work you can imagine, its all there, very quiet and organized and its free
  • The West Australian Museum is actually being renovated at the moment... The finished building looks brilliant from the plans & pics I've seen in James Street Mall... I was disappointed at first with the idea of renovating the Historic Museum, it's already a great looking building...!! Although it is the 21st Century and the new *WA MUSEUM* will be one of the best, if not, Architecturally Speaking, the best designed building integrating an old historical building, surrounded with steps, museum in the Southern Hemisphere...!! It will certainly open the entire area right up...!! James Street Mall will look incredible.... Today the barricades were removed, the restoration of the Old Museum has been finished off beautifully... Now they only have to build this huge building around it.... It will be a World Class Exhibition Centre.... The outdoor play area for children is still there, but I'm sure they'll be updating the playground as well....!! Opens in 2020, which is only 2 years away... The time will fly by, living locally, it's amazing watching these high rises being built over night practically.... There's a lot of employment opportunities in Perth right now, especially with so many new projects the government have going on at the moment in WA... This is a Great Opportunity for Perth to be able to host some of the best World Class Displays from all around the world....!! The new building is aesthetically pleasing to the eye, the Architecture is Stunning to say the least and it will really lift the entire James Street Mall... It can do nothing but make our great city look even better...
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