The Western Australian Museum Perth is the gateway to the state’s natural and cultural heritage.
Presented through fascinating stories, thought-provoking interpretations, and engaging exhibitions, the museum explores the social and natural history of Western Australia.
The Museum is housed in a series of stunning heritage listed buildings including the Old Goal – Perth’s colonial prison the Jubilee Wing, the original site of the state’s art gallery, library and Museum and Hackett Hall which later housed the State Library.
Learn more about the state’s flora and fauna, minerals and meteorites in a series of fascinating galleries including fossil specimens to the impressive dinosaurs to the evolution of human beings.
The Katta Djinoong – First Peoples of Western Australia gallery recognises Western Australia’s indigenous community, telling the stories of their unique culture and heritage.
Discover more about the traditional lifestyle of the aborigine peoples to the changes brought about by European settlement and gain a greater understanding and insight into the lives and aspirations of Aboriginal people.