WA Museum Apps
The Western Australian Museum has produced four Smart Phone and Tablet apps.
Reveal WAM is an online reader that gives users access to WAM blogs, selected digitised collections, articles, photo galleries and videos all in one easy to use app.
Download Reveal WAM for access to up-to-date content on topics from areas such as aquatic and terrestrial zoology, history, maritime archaeology, earth and planetary sciences, and much more.
Android version coming soon.
The Dinosaur Discovery app accompanies the Western Australian Museum's premier dinosaur exhibit Dinosaur Discovery: Lost Creatures of the Cretaceous starting in Perth on 11th April 2014 before it tours around the world. This app features unique 3D content that is accessed by finding and discovering frame markers located throughout the exhibition, on merchandise, exhibition tickets and also publicly available on marketing material including posters, flyers, bus stops and in newspapers and magazines.
Field Guide to Western Australian Fauna
Western Australia’s animal fauna are unique and diverse. Detailed descriptions of animals, maps of distribution, and endangered species status combine with live images from their native habitat to provide a valuable mobile reference to be used the bush, outback and metro regions of Western Australia. The content has been developed by scientists at the Western Australian Museum and supplemented by scientists from other museums around the nation.
The app holds descriptions of over 250 species encompassing birds, fishes, frogs, lizards, snakes, mammals, freshwater, terrestrial and marine invertebrates, spiders, and insects. We’ve put in a lot of the more common and widely species, as well as some unique animals that speak of Western Australia’s amazing diversity. Enjoy!
Skinks of the Perth Region
Skinks of the Perth Region gives you all the details about our scaled friends, including images, maps, habitat, descriptions and general observations for 29 species of skinks that can located around the Perth region. Whether it's a curious mind, or the desire for a quick identification, this app is a must for any lizard lover visiting or living near Perth.
Dangerous Snakes of Western Australia
Information about the dangerous land snakes found in Western Australia, includes maps, descriptions, images and first aid information.