Western Australian Museum
The Western Australian Museum is the State’s premier cultural organisation, housing WA’s scientific and cultural collection.
For over 120 years the Museum has been making the State's natural and social heritage accessible and engaging through research, exhibitions and public programs.
Today, the Museum has seven public locations across our State – and a Collections and Research Centre that houses more than eight million objects.
The WA Museum Boola Bardip opened in the Perth Cultural Centre on Saturday 21 November 2020 with nine days of celebration.
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Celebrating the rich heritage of the land, sea and people of the Mid West region.
Review of the Maritime Archaeology Act – have your say
The Western Australian Government, through the Western Australian Museum (WA Museum) is proposing changes to the Maritime Archaeology Act 1973 (WA) to reflect changes in national legislation, international and best practice, and to take account of the changing context of maritime archaeology over the last 50 years.
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Journey along the Nile to unravel the mysteries of ancient Egypt with the must-see exhibition.
Designed by artists Gillie and Marc, Wild About Babies celebrates the incredible diversity of the animal kingdom, and builds awareness of vulnerable species.
Experience one of the greatest international scientific endeavours in history as you step onto Australia’s future site of the incredible SKA telescope in an immersive 360° virtual reality cinema experience.
Some corners of the Universe have bred the most wonderful things. Journey into a world like no other, overseen by still-living giant prehistoric spiders the size of dinner plates seeking love in the dark
Celebrate the 40th anniversary of themoment Australia II made history when the America’s Cup was wrested from the Americans after 132 years.
Animated and vibrant performance of culture, dance, song, projections, and otherworldly sounds coming together to transform an old car wreck into a travelling canvas of story and culture.
A touring exhibition
Revealing the collections
The Western Australian Museum collection site holds a variety of digitised collections, and will continue to grow as our collection becomes increasingly digitised.