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“A most entertaining visit”
Review of The Perth Mint

The Perth Mint
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The Perth Mint: Guided Heritage Tour and Gold Pour
Ranked #4 of 164 things to do in Perth
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Owner description: The Perth Mint Gold Exhibition has recently undergone a major renovation to upgrade the visitor experience. One of Western Australia's leading tourist attractions, The Perth Mint offers a unique combination of activities, exhibitions and demonstrations, enabling visiting to experience the astonishing allure of gold.
Cairns, Australia
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“A most entertaining visit”
Reviewed April 28, 2014

A most entertaining visit to a museum dedcated to gold. The gold pouring demonstration was especially interesting to watch. Do go on the guided tour to glean the most from this visit

Visited April 2014
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“Worth a Visit”
Reviewed April 26, 2014

Intersting to see how a gold bar is made from being melted down to the finished product and to learn some history about Perth. I recommend the first tour of the day at 9.30am as you will see something you won't at any other time.

Visited April 2014
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Perth, Australia
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“A Unique Attraction”
Reviewed April 25, 2014

The Perth Mint is a very significant part of the history of Perth.Gold has been and still is a hugely valuable resource .At the Mint you can learn about the history of gold exploration and discover how it is processed and its many uses.

Visited January 2014
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Perth, Australia
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“Gold & Coins”
Reviewed April 23, 2014

Watch Gold being pored, coins made and see some of Western Australia's history. Extensive range of gold, coins, jewelery and souvenirs for purchase. tour guides have good knowledge of the history of the Mint and early gold history.

Visited January 2014
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Ipswich, Australia
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“Hmmmm, Minty!”
Reviewed April 21, 2014

We opted for the tour at $50 for a family of 4. The guide assembled us outside the building, told us some of the history of the building and then led us inside to view a one tonne gold coin, worth $49 million, give or take a million, depending on gold prices. After watching a brief video, we witnessed a gold pour and an explanation of the process. After this, we were free to take in the static displays and watch what appeared to be a handful of staff talking while they operated the minting equipment. I wasn't aware that the Perth Mint doesn't produce currency for our country and was little disappointed at the tour, considering the cost. Really, if they can afford a 50 million dollar coin, they don't need the money!

Visited April 2014
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