Nestled within Whiteman Park, the Motor Museum of Western Australia is the ideal place for motoring and local history enthusiasts alike. Discover models, tools, metal and painted signs, photographs, newsletters and manuals from a range of cars and motorcycles dating back to the late 19th century and associated memorabilia. This museum is one of the world’s leading examples of Motor Museums that is run by the public for the public.
Monday to Saturday 10AM-4PM, Sunday 10AM-5PM
Beginning its life as Perth’s first maternity hospital, the Western Australian Medical Museum today occupies the heritage-listed Harvey House in Subiaco. Whether you wish to explore traditional Aboriginal medicine, the original X-ray Department at King Edward Memorial Hospital, early pharmaceuticals or the Royal Flying Doctor, the Medical Museum offers a wide array of exhibitions that explore the heritage of the field.
Wednesday 10.30AM-4PM, every 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month 2PM-4PM
Western Australian Medical Museum, Railway Rd, Subiaco WA, Australia, +61 8 9340 1506
For over 120 years, the Western Australian Museum – Perth has encouraged the public to explore the state’s natural history through the engaging research, public programs and exhibitions. From the moment you walk into the state museum, you are witness to the iconic, rare blue whale skeleton before exploring the history and geology of Western Australia. Not only can you explore the ‘white’ history, but you can also discover the culture of the local Aboriginal people.
The Museum is currently under renovation. New museum scheduled to open in 2020.
The former mid-19th-century Australian prison in Fremantle is a living piece of history and is Western Australia’s only World Heritage-listed building. Explore the six-hectare site of cellblocks, a gatehouse, cottages, tunnels and perimeter walls that are covered in history and occasionally prisoner art. Fremantle Prison offers a variety of tours throughout the day and night for you to hear about the daring escapes and passageways the prisoners went through every day.
Monday to Sunday 9AM-5PM
Fremantle Prison, 1 The Terrace, Fremantle WA, Australia, +61 8 9336 9200
In 1988, the permanent interactive science museum Scitech opened, encouraging the public to understand the impact science has on everyday living. Providing lively interactive exhibits and demonstrations on science, engineering, technology and maths, the museum is the perfect place for anyone wanting a more hands-on approach to science. Also onsite is a unique dome Planetarium offering a truly ‘out of this world’ experience.
Monday to Friday 9.30AM-4PM, Saturday & Sunday 10AM-5PM
School holiday workshop // We've got limited spots left (including in our girls-only sessions) in our AVIATION ENGINEERS workshop in the CSIRO Lab this July. Using Flite Test® kits, budding aviation engineers will learn how to create their own aircraft to take home and conduct flight tests. Participants will be provided with a kit to take home. For more info or to book visit www.scitech.org.au #perth #scitechwa #schoolholidays #kids #familyfun #science #transport #aviation