The Shipwreck Hunter

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David Mearns has found some of the world's most fascinating and elusive shipwrecks, from the deep-water searches that led to him solving the 66-year mystery of HMAS Sydney, and the final resting place of the mighty battle cruiser HMS Hood, to the shallow reefs of a remote island that revealed the crumbling wooden skeletons of Vasco de Gama's 16th century fleet.

The Lost World

Submitted by emilyc on Mon 10 Jul 2017 Night at the Museum

Come rumble in the jungle for this never to be repeated, party with the dinosaurs!

The WA Museum Foundation and Artefact Circle invite you and friends to be entertained by roars, claws and dinosaurs and see our past come to life.

 


Platinum Partners

Singapore Airlines logo.


Gold Partners

The McClements Foundation logo.Kailis Australian Pearls logo.Liquor Barons logo.


Silver Partners

    Karma Group logo.    Gage Roads Brewing Company logo.    

Heyder & Shears logo.    David Gardiner Public Relations logo.    Abode Real Estate logo.    OMG Events by Tony Salom logo.


WA Museum Foundation logo.   

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A ferocious dinosaur venturing through leafy and wild flora.

Escape from Pompeii: the untold Roman rescue

Submitted by emilyc on Thu 6 Jul 2017

Ashes were already falling, hotter and thicker as the ships drew near, followed by bits of pumice and blackened stones, charred and cracked by the flames; then suddenly they were in shallow water, and the shore was blocked by the debris of the mountain. For a moment my uncle wondered whether to turn back, but when the helmsman advised this he refused, telling him Fortune stood by the courageous....

Pricing - General

Adults $20.00
Concession* $15.00
Child 5-15 $12.50
Child 4 and under Free
Family^ $60.00

* Concession applies to students, seniors and health care card holders.
^ Two adults and two children, or one adult and three children.

Pricing - Education and Groups*

Education - Adult $10.00
Education - Child $10.00
Group 20+ - Adult $12.50
Group 20+ - 4-15 $10.00

*Education and group bookings can only be made by calling 1300 134 081 or by emailing reception@museum.wa.gov.au


Exhibition Partners

      

National Partner

Australian National Maritime Museum logo.

Principal Travel Partner

Singapore Airlines written in navy below a golden bird shape.

Supporting Partners

Heyder and Shears exclusive catering written surrounding a drawing of food.      Liquor Barons written on a black background.      Gage Roads Brewing Co written in navy on a navy trident.

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Ticketing pompeii Sep 2017Feb 2018

Dinosaur Discovery: lost creatures of the Cretaceous

Submitted by emilyc on Wed 5 Jul 2017

Coming to the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre

Back, bigger and better than ever before!

Prepare for a close encounter with the most extraordinary creatures to ever walk the earth. Featuring more than 23 moving, life-size animatronic models of the Cretaceous period (145-66 million years ago), Dinosaur Discovery: Lost Creatures of the Cretaceous is like nothing you’ve ever experienced!


Venue – Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre

Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre

Caption: Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre.
 

The Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre (PCEC) is located at 21 Mounts Bay Road.

It can be accessed by car, train, bus, taxi or on foot.

24 hour parking is available directly under the Centre, providing direct access entry to PCEC during opening hours.

All public areas are wheelchair accessible. Courtesy wheelchairs are available from the Information Desk on Level 2 (subject to availability).

Unisex disabled toilets are situated throughout the Centre.

For further venue information visit the PCEC website.


Principal Travel Partner

Singapore Airlines written in navy below a golden bird shape.

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Dinosaur Discovery: Lost Creatures of the Cretaceous

WA Day at the Fremantle Esplanade

Submitted by emilyc on Mon 29 May 2017

Make your way to the Fremantle Esplanade on Monday 5 June for this year's WA Day celebrations.

Enjoy a fun-filled day out for the whole family with an exciting program of entertainment, music, workshops, activities and food.

This year the Western Australian Museum is excited to join the festivities.

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Blue-ringed Octopus (Hapalochlaena sp.).

WA Day at Elizabeth Quay

Submitted by emilyc on Mon 29 May 2017

The WA Day Festival will be returning to Elizabeth Quay on Sunday 4 and Monday 5 June.

Foodies, families and fun-seekers alike will be kept busy by a carefully curated program of food, wine, entertainment and activities that celebrates all things Western Australian.

This year the Western Australian Museum is excited to have its Inflatable Museum and giant inflatable octopus join the festivities!

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The Western Australian Inflatable Museum

WA Museum Volunteer Open Day

Submitted by emilyc on Wed 10 May 2017

Visit the WA Maritime Museum this Saturday 13 May to learn how you can be a valuable part of the friendly and relaxed volunteer team!

Become a volunteer and help deliver our exiting upcoming exhibition Voyage to the Deep this May.

Volunteers at the WA Maritime Museum build lifelong friendships while contributing to a supportive culture of collaboration and knowledge sharing.

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Robert Steele engine operators

Voyage to the Deep

Submitted by emilyc on Fri 24 Mar 2017

Are you ready for adventure?

Voyage into a mysterious and marvellous undersea world with multi award-winning and record-breaking exhibition Voyage to the Deep.

Based on French author Jules Verne’s 1870 classic 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, the exhibition brings to life the deep-sea adventures of Captain Nemo, his legendary submarine Nautilus and the world of wonders he lived in. Museum admissions apply.

Pricing

Tickets provide entry to the exhibition and museum.

Adults $20.00
Concession* $15.00
Child 4-15 $12.50
Child 3 and under FREE
Family^ $60.00

* Concession applies to students, seniors and health care card holders.
^ Two adults and two children, or one adult and three children.


Voyage to the Deep is an award-winning exhibition developed and produced by the Australian National Maritime Museum.

Credits

Creative Producer: Em Blamey
Design: Thylacine
Preparation: Stephen Crane, Peter Buckley

Awards

Winner – Certificate of Recognition (Best Scenography for a Temporary Exhibition)
Winner – International Design and Communication Awards (Paris)

Australian National Maritime Museum Travelling Exhibition


Principal Partner

Quadrant Energy
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Voyage to the Deep
Ticketing voyage May 2017Aug 2017

Crabs, Curators and Craft

Submitted by emilyc on Tue 14 Mar 2017 2017 Channel Seven Mandurah Crab Fest

The Channel Seven Mandurah Crab Fest is Western Australia's largest free community event. Celebrating culture, lifestyle, food and of course the native Blue Swimmer Crab, the Mandurah Crab Fest is an annual must-do experience.

This year the Western Australian Museum is excited to have the Inflatable Museum join the festivities.

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Crabs, Curators and Craft

Museum of Water

Submitted by emilyc on Wed 15 Feb 2017

WA Museum is pleased to present the Museum of Water in association with Perth International Arts Festival.

PIAF Artist-in-Residence Amy Sharrocks invites you to consider your relationship with the world’s most indispensable liquid as we build the WA edition of the award-winning Museum of Water. What water will you keep?

A vial of tears, melted ice from Antarctica and a plastic bottle of billabong water – every drop tells a story. Choose your water, find something to put it in and tell us why you brought it.

Perth International Arts Festical Logo

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Amy Sharrocks holding a vial of collected water.
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