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.

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.

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.

Saturday | 12pm

Immerse yourself in Aboriginal culture through performance and knowledge sharing.

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.

Night projections at Boola Bardip


Daily | Sunset till late
7pm – 10.30pm


Unavailable Monday 6 & 13 February

Experience an extraordinary immersive experience with the Illuminate night projections at Boola Bardip.

Daily until 2pm

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

Every Saturday

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.

The story of the Western Desert art movement is one of the most compelling in Australian art history.

As Australia approaches the 20th anniversary of the biggest loss of Australian lives to a terrorist attack, join us to commemorate those who responded to, or were affected by, the 2002 Bali bombings.

Arrives at Boola Bardip 18 November 2023

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

Fridays & Sundays | 10.30am

Join us for a half-hour of story-telling, the ideal opportunity to introduce your child to the wonder of the written and spoken word amongst the colourful Museum galleries.

New month, new exhibition. February’s community exhibition showcases Reclaim the Void, a unique project that aims to create a huge contemporary artwork assembled from thousands of recycled rugs.


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.

Mondays, Wednesdays & Saturdays | 10.30am 


30 minutes

Join us for 30 minutes of early-learning activity time in one of our galleries. FAMILY
, Thursday 7 January 2021

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.

Mondays | From 6 February 2023
12.15pm – 12.45pm

No class on public holidays or during school holidays.

Free 30 minute meditation sessions guided by Buddhist nun Kelsang Tara.

Sundays | 11.30am - 12.30pm

Dinosaurs of all sizes once walked the ancient plains of Western Australia. Join us for a one-hour dinosaur tour where you will learn about different species, marvel at gargantuan life-sized models and meet our Augmented Reality resident.