WA Museum Christmas gift guide News | Created 8 Dec 2022 If you’re strapped for Christmas gift ideas, the Western Australian Museum has you covered. With gift cards, brand new upcoming exhibitions and tours, or even something special from the Museums eclectic retail store, you will find something for everyone here. Here are our top five Christmas gift ideas to celebrate the holidays with the WA Museum. WA Museum Store Monday - Sunday | 9.30am - 5pm WA Museum's retail store located at WA Museum Boola Bardip. Image copyright WA Museum Look no further than the WA Museum’s store if you’re looking for stocking fillers, retro products, educational toys, or elegant hand-crafted jewellery. WA Museum’s retail store boasts an eclectic mix of perfect gifts, from exclusive skincare products created by Perth-based Hunter Gatherer Apothecary to Viking-themed eco-friendly lawn chess. Bookworms will be satisfied with WA Museum’s educational, artistic, and historical books selection. Give the gift of Australian history with stories that take readers on a journey through Songlines or a book on the history of the HMAS Sydney (II). The field guide range includes scientific details on sea stars, snakes, frogs, and fish. A great selection of gifts catering to all ages – shop online or visit in-store. WA Museum Gift Cards A WA Museum gift voucher is the perfect way to keep someone entertained all year round. Image copyright WA Museum A WA Museum gift voucher is the perfect way to keep someone entertained all year round and can be used to purchase general admission, exhibition tickets and even a WA Museum membership! With so much happening across our six locations, a gift voucher is a perfect way to give family or friends the gift of all things culture, history and science this Christmas. Found out more HERE. Wonderland WA Museum Boola Bardip Wonderland is the perfect gift to bring someone’s imagination to life. Image copyright WA Museum A ticket to Wonderland is the perfect gift option for the creative and curious. This immersive exhibition celebrates Lewis Carroll’s timeless stories and Alice’s adventures on film. Opening at the WA Museum Boola Bardip on 16 December 2022, this interactive installation explores Alice’s journey from book to screen. Flick through original picture books under the glow of magic lanterns. Surround yourself with more than 40 moving images, film, and TV moments. Get lost in the Hallway of Doors, experience the Pool of Tears, and join an immersive Mad Hatter’s Tea Party that comes alive with digital magic. Wonderland is the perfect gift to bring someone’s imagination to life and offer an experience they won’t forget - There’s an adventure for everyone! If you already have plans to visit Wonderland, why not accompany it with a ticket to one of WA Museum’s special exhibition events? From sleuth solving the curious crime scene at the Mad Hatter’s tea party to playing a spot of flamingo croquet at Wonderland’s Half Mad Bar. This exhibition offers a wide range of activities, so why not spoil someone this year and send them on a journey to Wonderland? Book your ticket HERE. Regional Gifts Cleverman exhibition is currently on show at the Museum of the Great Southern Image copyright WA Museum Living or travelling throughout regional WA this Christmas? Don’t fret! WA Museum’s regional sites offer great gift opportunities! For those heading south this season, the Museum of the Great Southern is a great place to pick up a souvenir gift - whether it be for a holiday game of Secret Santa or a present for a friend’s tree on your return home. If an experience sounds more like the gift you want to give, then a ticket to Dinosaur Explore: Lost Creatures of the Cretaceous is the best option. Explore the evolution of Earth during the Cretaceous period and get up close and personal with animatronic dinosaurs! Launching on 3 December 2022, the Cleverman exhibition at the Museum of Geraldton is a great gift for film, TV, and culture lovers alike. This exhibition will immerse visitors in Aboriginal storytelling, language, and creativity through a powerful and contemporary display of origin stories. The Museum of Geraldton’s gift shop is another great way to grab a gift on your travels or put something beautifully handcrafted by a local artist under the tree. Tours and Events WA Museum Boola Bardip WA Museum Boola Bardip offers a variety of tours and events. Image copyright WA Museum WA Museum Boola Bardip’s selection of tours will bring you out of your present picking slump, with each one highlighting a unique and niche perspective on WA Museum Boola Bardip’s huge collection. For the music lover in your family join the Music of the Museum tour and explore the history of ancient song lines to the 70’s sound of synthesizers. This tour is included with General Admission and bookings are essential. If you’re looking to gift someone something more laid back, book an Epoch Breakfast and Highlights Tour, a great way to learn everything there is to know about Boola Bardip after a delicious breakfast from WA Museum’s Epoch Café. The Museum’s Codebreakers Tour is the perfect puzzle-solver gift, part scavenger hunt, part escape room; solve a series of challenging puzzles across the museum to uncover an agent from the mysterious Shadow Society. If you’ve already gone over your holiday budget, WA Museum’s range of free tours is another excellent way to spend the holiday season without breaking the bank! Enjoy some time with a group of friends, someone close to you, or even on your own. Get up close and personal with some of WA Museum Boola Bardip’s famous wildlife for a Sunday Animal Encounter. If stroking the scales of a bearded dragon doesn’t sound like your thing, then the Highlights Tour is a great way to introduce you, or your friends, to everything WA Museum Boola Bardip has to offer. Learn more HERE.