Western Australian Museum - Perth, Perth

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Boasting an extensive collection of artifacts that help to document both the region’s Aboriginal and colonial history, Western Australian Museum - Perth plays an important role in the preservation of Western Australia’s cultural heritage. Formerly a jail, the museum was officially established in 1897, and now houses a wide variety of collections, from botany to ethnology, biology, and geology. The museum also maintains a sizable research department, aimed at exploring the history of Western Australia in greater detail. Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Perth fast, fun, and easy.
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  • Plenty of history here. all good interesting stuff. Make sure you give yourself a good half day to get around and even then you may not see it all  more »
  • Every city deserves of good Museum. The renovated and rebuilt WA Museum will reopen in November 2020. The old Museum resembled the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History in Washington DC, I don't know....  more »
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  • The building is really starting to take shape now, can't wait to see the finished product! Looks good Multiplex!
  • The New Museum for Western Australia is one of the most significant museum redevelopments in the world today, and one of which all Western Australians should be incredibly proud. Developed in the heart of the Perth Cultural Centre, it will share the stories of our people and place, acting as a gateway to explore all of Western Australia. It will reflect the extraordinary history, distinctiveness, creativity and diversity of our State and region. Over the course of the project, and long after the doors have opened in 2020, the people of WA will be invited to contribute to the way we present the stories of our past, present and future. We will encourage dialogue, debate and the sharing of multiple perspectives to identify the stories and experiences that are important to our State.

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