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WA Museum Boola Bardip

WA Museum Boola Bardip is a place to share Western Australia’s many stories.

Our people, our places and our role in the world. Boola Bardip means many stories in Nyoongar; the Country on which the Museum sits.

The Museum features eight permanent galleries, each with its own distinct theme and displays, which has been developed in consultation with around 54,000 people from around WA.

WA Museum Boola Bardip also has a 1,000sqm special exhibition gallery, five stunning heritage-listed buildings, retail and cafe spaces – and of course, thousands of items from the State's collections displayed in new and innovative ways.

WA Museum Boola Bardip is a place to enjoy, learn, debate and imagine.

Explore the stories and culture of local Aboriginal peoples and the perspectives of individuals and communities that have shaped Western Australia’s identity and sense of place.

Highlights of the Museum include Otto the 24 metre blue whale skeleton, specimens and models of the State’s unique plants, animals and incredible land formations, fascinating minerals and meteorites and the megafauna and dinosaurs that once inhabited prehistoric Earth. And don’t miss the crystal portal – a selfie moment in the Museum!

Admission is free.  Some special exhibitions & events may charge a fee.

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    Join WA Museum Boola Bardip 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.

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    Experience the diversity of Western Australia’s Aboriginal peoples, their cultures and spirituality at WA Museum Boola Bardip.

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    The Perth Comic Arts Festival is back to share its love for sequential storytelling in a free, creator-focused event that's all about making comics accessible for all ages.

    Over two huge days at the Western Australian Museum Boola Bardip we're going to be celebrating the power and beauty of comics.

    Saturday 6th of August is our Academy Day, perfect for aspiring comics makers and educators.

    Sunday 7th of August is our Market Day, with over 85 local comics makers sharing their work and running workshops.

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    In a world-first, this incredible exhibition brings together full-scale casts of dinosaurs from an ancient time in Patagonia, alongside incredible fossils and new finds.

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    Can't visit during the day? Enjoy the Dinosaurs of Patagonia exhibition in the evening with our Bar Before Time!

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