Research areas

The Western Australian Museum has been collecting and performing research on the State's natural and cultural heritage for over 120 years. Collections and research at the Western Australian Museum are centred on Earth and Planetary Sciences, Zoology, Anthropology, Archaeology and History.

In this section you can find information about all of our research departments, including links to their collections, departmental resources - such as checklists, online exhibitions, blogs and published papers - and also curatorial contacts.