To visit The Perth Mint take the free Red CAT bus service is convenient for The Perth Mint. Alight at The Perth Mint CAT bus stop (number 6). Housed in its historic building circa 1899 its displays and tour give a fascinating insight into over 100 years of minting excellence in Western Australia. A tour consists of a Guided Talk, entrance in to The Perth Mint Gold Exhibition and Gold Pouring demonstration. A new state of the art minting facility was opened in 2003 next to the original limestone building, thus continuing a proud heritage of over 100 years of minting in WA.