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.

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.

Tuesdays and Thursdays during Term 2 | 9.45am – 10.45am & 11am - 12pm

A series of teachable tasters where we learn the Nyoongar names of native animals and our environment through stories, movement, and hands-on activities.

Tuesdays, Fridays & Sundays | 1pm - 2pm

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

Mondays, Wednesdays & Saturdays | 10.30am - 11am

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

星期三   | 上午11点

Wednesdays | 11am - 12pm

参加由中文导游员或中文口译员在一小时内引领您参观博物馆里的多个永久展厅 Join a mandarin-speaking guide, or translator for a one hour guided tour through the Museum’s permanent exhibitions.

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.

Saturday 10 June - Sunday 8 October | 9.30am - 5pm

Explore the afterlife through activities in the Beyond the Tomb activation space.

Saturday 11 February 2023 | 11.30am - 12.30pm
Saturday 8 April 2023 | 11.30am - 12.30pm
Saturday 10 June 2023 | 11.30am - 12.30pm

Western Australian history is formed by individual stories that contribute to telling our state's narrative. Join us for this one-hour tourand discover some of these personal tales that tell the wider story of WA.

Saturday 10 June | 1pm – 2pm 


Discover ancient Egypt's mysteries with renowned expert Daniel Soliman in an enlightening talk during the launch.

Sundays | 9.30am – 10am (until end of June)
Sundays | 10am - 10.30am (from July)

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

Sunday 11 June | 10am - 11am
Sunday 3 September | 10am - 11am
Sunday 15 October | 10am - 11am
Sunday 5 November | 10am - 11am
Sunday 3 December | 10am - 11am

Let’s visit the museum in French and in Spanish!

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 | 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.

Second Wednesday of the month | 5.30pm - 7.30pm

Perth's monthly family and community choir with Abbe May and the WA Bad Ass Gospel Choir

Thursday 15 June | 5pm - 6pm 
4.45pm for a 5pm start

No, it’s not a card game but a community initiative helping us further our knowledge of a group of endemic land snails Bothriembryon affectionately called ‘Boths’.

Fridays | 5.30pm - 8pm 
16 June - 6 October

Uncover the secrets of Ancient Egypt after hours with exclusive access to the exhibition, pop up talks by experts and enthusiasts, in a transformed museum afterlife bar.

Saturday 17 June 2023 | 2pm - 4pm
Saturday 26 August 2023 | 2pm - 4pm
Saturday 9 December 2023 | 2pm - 4pm
Saturday 16 March 2024 | 2pm - 4pm

Human rights literature, arts & crafts workshops.

Mondays during school term from 19 June | 9.30am - 12pm

Under 5s and their adults are welcome to join us for a morning of play and a visit to Discovering Ancient Egypt exhibition!

Thursday 22 June 2023 | 5.30pm - 6.30pm

Join renowned professor and curator Dr Henry Skerritt for a talk exploring the cycles of continuity and change in the art of the Jdewat/Ballandong artist Meeyakba Shane Picket. 

Saturday 24 June 2023 | 3pm - 4pm

Designed for our 18+ visitors, this is the raunchiest tour you can take at the Museum.