Western Australian Museum — Perth
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In a digital age where authenticity is at a premium, the Western Australian Museum’s natural, social and cultural history collections have never been more important as an avenue for exploring our past, determining our place in the world and looking to our future. Share your community’s culture and identity and explore the diversity and creativity of our world through the WA Museum's displays and our program of special exhibitions, events and activities.
The Museum includes the Discovery Centre, which offers the chance to get up close to the Museum’s collections and learn about WA - our environment and our people.
|ANZAC DAY||1.00pm – 5.00pm|
|New Year's Day||Closed|
Please Note: The Play Space in the Perth Cultural Centre will be undergoing maintenance in mid-June while heritage conservation works are conducted on the facade of the Museum, in preparation for the New Museum.
From next week, 9 June, the Play Space will be closed for a few months and the Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority will be taking the opportunity to conduct some maintenance on the instruments and equipment.
Free Entry. Suggested donation $5. Some touring exhibitions may attract admission fees, please check the exhibition listings for details.
The Western Australian Museum - Perth now has free Wi-Fi throughout the Museum.
Perth Cultural Centre,
1300 134 081
The Western Australian Museum — Perth is located within walking distance of Perth Train Station, visit the Transperth website for timetables.
The Western Australian Museum — Perth is serviced by a variety of buses, including the free Blue Cat loop. Visit the Transperth website for timetables and details.
Paid parking is available in central Perth visit Google Maps for parking options.
Comprehensive accessibility information about the Western Australian Museum — Perth can be found on the Perth site's accessibility page.
Museum Site Map
- Discovery Centre
- Old Gaol
- Museum Shop
- Temporary Exhibition Gallery
- Museum Grounds
- Museum Cafe
- Museum Courtyard
- WA Land and People
- An Amazing Archipelago
- Butterfly Gallery
- Mammal Gallery
- Bird Gallery
- Katta Dijnoong – First peoples of WA
- Mezzanine Floor
- Diamonds to Dinosaurs
There is one (1) parenting room / kid's facility is available at the Perth Museum that general public can make use of.
This facility includes the following:
- Breast Feeding room
- Nappy / Diaper changing table
- a chair and footrest for nursing mothers
- a nappy disposal bin
- a first aid kit (accessible only by Visitor Services Officers)
- microwave for heating bottles
- sink for water
- a bed for unwell visitors. There are also pull around hospital-type curtains for privacy for both the bed and nursing chair.