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.

Digital art installation at Boola Bardip

Showing daily.

WA Museum Boola Bardip’s digital public art program features three new Aboriginal digital artworks and artists showing on the Hackett Hall and Francis Street façades at WA Museum Boola Bardip throughout 2024.

Night projections at Boola Bardip

Daily | Sunset till late
6.00pm – 10.30pm

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

From Friday 2 February 2024

Steeped in mystery since its discovery over 120 years ago, the Antikythera Mechanism has inspired people around the world to construct models, with varying degrees of accuracy, in order to understand its precision mechanics.

Saturday 2 March - Thursday 9 May 

In 2023 Voyager took the international stage by storm as the Australian entry in the Eurovision Song Contest. See this collection of items, costumes and memorabilia from their time at Eurovision.

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.

Friday 12 April Sunday 14 July

The Lester Prize for Portraiture is pleased to announce the return of the Youth Awards.

Fridays | 10am - 12pm
Excluding School Holidays

Enjoy a delicious breakfast at Epoch café before exploring the Museum in our exclusive behind the scenes Highlights tour.

Fridays | 10.30am – 11am

Starting Friday 5 April

Join us for a half-hour storytime session and introduce your child to the wonder of the written and spoken word in our Origins Gallery. This session has a space theme with books chosen to ignite imaginations.

, Saturday 30 March 2024

Thursdays, Saturdays & Sundays | 3pm – 4pm
Saturday 30 March – Sunday 6 October

The one-hour guided tour of To the Moon promises an immersive and enlightening experience, inviting visitors to connect with the moon on both an artistic and scientific level.
, Monday 25 March 2024

Fridays | 5pm – 8pm
25 March 7 October

Book an exclusive reserved area and food and beverage package at the To the Moon exhibition.

Fridays | 5.30pm - 9pm
Friday 5 April - Friday 4 October

Embark on an up-late journey into space and back in time at the Luna Lounge situated inside our latest special exhibition, To the Moon.

Friday 19 April & Saturday 20 April

6.30pm | Doors open
7pm | Performance

Experimental music-making meets historically informed performance. Created by Kate Milligan, Jonty Coy, and Olivia Davies with guests HIP Company, presented by Tura Music and WA Museum Boola Bardip, join us for a performance celebrating a flute's watery solitude for 500 years.

Mondays, Wednesdays & Saturdays | 10.30am - 11am

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

Saturday 20 April | 3pm - 4pm
Saturday 8 June | 3pm - 4pm

Take an intriguing journey through a diverse and storied past, providing a comprehensive glimpse into WA's rich tapestry.

Sunday 24 March & Sunday 7 April | 10am - 1.30pm - SOLD OUT
Sunday 21 April & Sunday 28 April | 10am - 1.30pm  

Everyone's got a story. What's yours?

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.

Mondays during school term
Monday 15 April Monday 16 September | 9.30am 12pm

Curious adults and future astronauts are invited to see our new exhibition and join us for play on Monday mornings during the school term.

Mondays | 12.15pm – 12.45pm

No class on public holidays or during school holidays.

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

Tuesdays and Thursdays 
Tuesday 2 April Thursday 23 May | 9.45am – 10.45am

Explore prehistoric life in WA — from dinosaurs, to marine reptiles and megafauna!

Wednesdays | 10.30am 11am
Starting Wednesday 27 March 

Join us for 30 minutes of early-learning activity time in our Origins Gallery.