Plan a visit


Entry to WA Museum Boola Bardip is free. The Museum is open daily from 9.30am to 5pm.

1. Book a ticket online or by calling 1300 134 081. This is recommended if you wish to visit on a particular day.
2. Walk-up entry is available each day — no booking required! However, you may experience a wait time during busy periods such as weekends.

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

Open Daily

9.30am – 5pm
Closed Good Friday & Christmas Day


Some special exhibitions & events may charge a fee.

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 through the Perth Cultural Centre.
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.

Opening Hours

Monday to Sunday 8.30am – 5pm
Weekends 8.30am – 3pm
Public Holidays 9am – 3.30pm


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 ground level, in the main entrance.

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

WA Museum Boola Bardip Site Map – PDF [969.23 KB]

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 open daily. It 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.

Privacy pods
Semi-private spaces available for feeding babies and young children. Located on the ground, first and third level.
Ask a VSO if you require the use of a microwave.

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.

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.

Quiet Hour
Special afternoon sessions that support children and adults with Autism and specific sensory needs.