Tours & events

Make the most of your Museum visit with a special tour or event.


The Museum is open daily from 9.30am to 5pm.

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

Gogo Digital Guide
Enhance your experience and access extra content with the Gogo Digital Guide.
The Gogo uses location awareness to locate and guide you around the Museum to discover more, accessing extra content and highlighting the many stories of WA.
Before your visit, download the app for free or borrow a device from the Information desk on your arrival.

Daily |  By prior arrangement.

WA Museum Boola Bardip 'Close Up' Come behind the scenes of Western Australia’s premier cultural attraction.

Daily | 6pm by prior arrangement.

Enjoy an exclusive private dining experience in the Museum’s stunning heritage-listed space, Hackett Hall, under Otto the blue whale skeleton.

Daily | By prior arrangement

Immerse yourself in Aboriginal culture through performance and knowledge sharing.

Available for download or hire | Daily

Access extra content with the Gogo digital guide.

, Thursday 7 January 2021 – Saturday 30 December 2023

Daily | 11am & 2pm
Fridays | 2pm only

Not sure where to start on your visit? Join one of our popular Highlights Tours for an entertaining introduction to the Museum.

Tuesdays, Fridays & Sundays | 1pm - 2pm

Experience the diversity of Western Australia’s Aboriginal peoples, their cultures and spirituality.

Available for hire | Daily until 2pm

Part scavenger hunt, part escape room — get ready for a self-guided family tour with a twist!

Available for hire | Daily

Access one of our sensory backpacks on your visit to the museum for a treasure trove of tools to both calm and stimulate a child's sensory system.

Every Saturday | 11am

Nyumbi means celebration dance in Nyoongar language. Experience a celebration of Nyoongar culture through song, dance and language, as local performers share their rich culture and history.

Mondays, Wednesdays & Saturdays | 10.30am - 11am

Join us for 30 minutes of early-learning activity time in one of our galleries.

Second Wednesday of the month | 5.30pm - 7.30pm

Perth's monthly family and community choir is led by Queency from the WA Bad Ass Gospel Choir.

From 22 March 2023

An exhibition connecting the peoples of the Commonwealth.

Available for hire | Daily 

Experience the colours of the Museum collection with free use of colour blind glasses during your visit!

Sundays | 10am - 10.30am

Discover WA's reptiles and meet some of our resident reptiles in Wildlife

Jede zweite Woche Donnerstags | 11 Uhr
Thursdays | 11 am – 12pm

Nehmen Sie an einer einstündigen Führung durch die Dauerausstellungen des Museums mit einem deutschsprachigen Führer oder Übersetzer teil.
Join a German-speaking guide or translator for a one-hour guided tour through the Museum’s permanent exhibitions.