Plan a visit

All WA Museum Boola Bardip entry tickets for the opening celebration taking place 21 – 29 November have now been allocated to the successful ballot entrants. 

To manage crowds, we are now taking free bookings for visitation from Monday 30 November to Sunday 31 January. You may book up to ten tickets and we recommend allowing yourself at least two hours to experience the Museum's many exhibitions.

If you register for a tour, program or an event, entry is included in your booking.

Book your free visit now through our website or call 1300 134 081.

Open Daily

9am – 5pm
Closed Christmas, Good Friday & ANZAC Day

Entry is free

Some special exhibitions & programs may charge a fee

Contact us

1300 134 081
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Getting here


WA Museum Boola Bardip
Perth Cultural Centre
Perth WA 6000

Beaufort St Stop 12132 and 12131
Bus routes  41, 42, 48, 55, 60, 66, 67, 68, 950
Blue Cat Museum stop

Beaufort St Stop 26623
Bus routes 41, 42, 48, 55, 60, 66, 67, 68, 950

Perth Train Station is a short 200m walk from the Museum.
It is serviced by Armadale, Fremantle, Joondalup, Mandurah and Midland lines as well as Transwa's Australind service.

Visit Transperth’s website to plan your journey.

The Museum does not have its own parking, but it is close to many public carpark spaces.
City of Perth State Library (Nearest ACROD).
City of Perth Cultural Centre Carpark.

Bike racks are located throughout the Perth Cultural Centre.


Epoch café

Food | Wine | Coffee
Engage your senses with a seasonal menu that highlights local produce.
Fully licensed, Epoch is perfect for a snack, meal or a coffee with friends.
Find Epoch on the ground level, facing Beaufort Street.
Open daily from 7am – 4pm.


A selection of jewellery pieces on display

Museum shop

Find the perfect present for a loved one — or yourself — at the Museum’s shop.

Discover unique items alongside products made by local artists, jewellers and designers. Purchase a memento of your visit, a stunning piece for your home, or an educational activity perfect for young, curious minds.

Located on Level One, outside the Special Exhibitions Gallery.

A selection of pieces, inspired by minerals and crystals, by Perth-based design artist Alister Yiap
Alister Yiap
A group of children sitting in a circle looking at rock specimens

Visitor information

All entry points have universal access. Six public lifts are available.

Available at the information desk. Storage is not available for large or bulky items.

Wheelchairs and walking aids are available from the information desk.

First aid
Ask a staff member for assistance.

Food & drink
Epoch café is located on the ground level, facing Beaufort Street. Food and drink are not allowed inside exhibitions.

Information desk
General and ticketing information. Located at the main entry.

Lost & found
Located at the information desk.

Photography & filming
Allowed unless otherwise stated. Flash photography is not permitted.
Photography and filming for commercial purposes must have written approval from the Museum.

Restrooms & quiet spaces
Gender neutral, female, male and universal access toilets are located on each level.
Baby changing facilities are available in each universal access restroom. Lounge seating is available outside all exhibitions. The Old Gaol Hub also has small rooms with soft seating.

Public Wi-Fi is available.


Everyone is included
Access a range of resources created in consultation with the Autism Association of Western Australia.

Tactile map & braille visitor guide
Created by VisAbility, these resources are available to borrow free of charge from the information desk.

Specialised tours
Are available throughout the year. Email for more information.

Auslan Tours
Led by Auslan tour guides.

Sensory Sessions
Special morning sessions for people with Autism Spectrum Disorder.