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Western Australian Museum - Perth

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If you are looking for something to do on a hot summer day then why not try the museum? It’s packed... read more

Reviewed August 7, 2018
Perth, Australia
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A very interesting museum

This museum is packed with interesting galleries to explore. From the well known artists and... read more

Reviewed July 16, 2018
margaret C
Melbourne, Australia
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The main attraction is the museum's extensive collection of Aboriginal artifacts, but yes, there's a dinosaur gallery for the kids, too. *The Perth site will temporarily close from June 2016 to re-open in 2020.
James Street, Perth Cultural Centre, Perth, Western Australia 6000, Australia
+61 8 9427 2700
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Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

If you are looking for something to do on a hot summer day then why not try the museum? It’s packed full of all sorts of fascinating items. It’s a great place for people of all ages to learn a few things about history.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank 408stuartp
Reviewed July 16, 2018

This museum is packed with interesting galleries to explore. From the well known artists and aberogional displays to a great exerbition of young school students with some very inavative displays.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank margaret C
Reviewed June 23, 2018

Just so people know, the Museum (which is excellent by international standards, a natural and social history museum in the heart of Perth) is closed for a major re-building project. It is expected too re-open with world-class exhibits in 2020, I gather.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank John S
Reviewed June 4, 2018

See the Corsini Exhibition before it leaves town, absolutely fantastic. An impressive collection worthy of a fine European gallery.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Rowdy307
Reviewed May 23, 2018

Went there during November and it was one of the best museum experiences ever, when compared to other well known museums around the world, such as the Louvre. It is a wonderful place to get to know Western Australia better! It is a must-see

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank MrM213
Reviewed February 14, 2018

Was planning on spending a day here as it used to be very nice when we last visited it 8 years ago. Unfortunately it seems to be closed until 2020? Looking forward to re-opening.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank MateEeMa
Reviewed December 8, 2017

Very disappointing that the state museum in Perth is closed. for substantial change - due to reopen in 2020. Some of its exhibits are available in cities elsewhere such as Albany which might be relevant if touring widely.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed October 28, 2017 via mobile

The museum is currently under renovation is closed to the public until 2020. It used to be a favourite attraction but clearly it had outgrown its size. I have been watching the works at the site since it commenced renovation and looks to be a...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Chizzel
Reviewed October 5, 2017 via mobile

The Western Australian Museum, Perth isthe state's premier cultural organisation ,housing its social, scientific and cultural collection and over 100 years providing research, exhibitions and public programmes. Maritime , zoology, Archaeology and natural history artefacts and Videos, photo galleries , are available.

Date of experience: October 2017
3  Thank Inam K
Reviewed September 18, 2017

Each time I have gone to the museum, I have benefited by other activities on display outside and lots are interactive.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank neen5
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March 26, 2017|
Response from wezsuzy | Reviewed this property |
Hi You have to pay for the special exhibitions they have usually $20 the rest of the museum is on a donation system - you give what you think it's worth. ( well it was like that when I was there last) If you love museums... More