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.

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.

, Saturday 14 January 2023

Saturday 14 January 2023 | 3pm - 4pm
Saturday 11 March 2023 | 3pm - 4pm
Saturday 13 May 2023 | 3pm - 4pm

Trace the history of the Western Australian Museum from its inception in 1891 to today.

Second Wednesday of the month | 5.30pm - 7.30pm
Starts Wednesday 11 January

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

, Friday 18 November 2022

Daily | Sunset till late
7pm – 10.30pm
Friday 18 November – Sunday 23 April
Night projections at Boola Bardip

Illuminate: Alice will be unavailable Mon 6 Feb & Mon 13 Feb. 

Delight in the spectacular Illuminate: Alice night projection at WA Museum Boola Bardip, launching as part of the City of Perth Christmas Lights Trail.

Illuminate: Timescapes returns January 2023

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

Tuesdays and Thursdays during Term 1 | 9.45am – 10.45am & 11am – 12pm

Spark curiosity, ask questions use your senses and explore the world around you with this STEM-focused Early years program.

, Thursday 2 February 2023
, Thursday 9 February 2023

2, 3, 4, 5, 9, 10, 11, 12 February | 7pm - 7.50pm 

Part TED talk, part couples therapy, ‘Alexa, Turn on the Lights’ is a begrudging duet between performer Jacob Watton, and an Amazon Alexa smart home device. ‘Alexa, Turn on the Lights’ uses bespoke artificial intelligence programming to make a truly interactive performance. Critics call it “bite-sized, intimate theatre at it's best!" Stage Whispers, 2021.

Fridays | 10am - 12pm
Excluding School Holidays
Commences Friday 6 January 2023

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

Friday, Saturday & Sundays | 10.30am & 2pm
Friday 16 December 2022 - Sunday 23 April 2023

Enjoy a High Tea with friends in the Mad Hatter's Garden, inclusive of entry into the Wonderland exhibition.

Tuesdays, Fridays & Sundays | 1pm - 2pm

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

Fridays | 5pm – 8pm
16 December – 21 April

Book an exclusive reserved area and food and beverage package at the Half Mad Bar.

Fridays | 5.30pm – 9pm
16 December - 21 April

Wonderland up late! Disappear down the rabbit hole on Friday evenings from 5pm - 9pm. Explore the exhibition, music, performers and more.

Saturdays | 10.30am 
Saturday 7 January – Saturday 22 April

Join a one-hour guided tour to see Alice's world come alive, as you delve deep into Lewis Carroll's life and work.

, Monday 1 August 2022

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.

Sundays | 09.30am – 10am
Starts Sunday 8 January 2023

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

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

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.

Friday 17 February | 5.30pm – 10pm
Friday 17 March | 5.30pm – 10pm

Wonderland up late and supersized! Disappear down the rabbit hole for two special editions of the Half Mad Bar featuring a takeover of the Old Gaol projection system