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The Perth Mint: Guided Heritage Tour and Gold Pour

Perth, Australia


1 hourMobile & paper tickets accepted

The Perth Mint offers a unique combination of attractions which allow you to experience all the magic, allure and wonder of gold.

Founded in 1899 on the cusp of the greatest gold rush in Australia’s history, the Mint is custodian to one of Western Australia’s oldest heritage sites and is a magnificent reminder of the State’s golden beginnings.

Bringing the story of Western Australian gold to life, the darkened halls of the Gold Exhibition offer multimedia presentations, interactive displays, historic images and aged artefacts, which all combine to form the backdrop to the array of dazzling pure gold exhibits.

Embark on the emotive journey of gold discovery, marvel at the largest gold coin ever made, view an impressive collection of natural gold nuggets, watch how molten gold is poured to form a solid gold bar, discover the value of your weight in gold, and much more!

What's Included

  • Tour guide
  • Entry/Admission - The Perth Mint
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation to/from attractions

What To Expect

Visit: The Perth Mint, Cbd 310 Hay St East Perth, Perth, Western Australia 6004 Australia

Guided Heritage Talk

Make the most of your visit to The Perth Mint by joining one of the hourly guided talks. The grand heritage building, heavily secured vaults and original melting house each provide the cues for many extraordinary stories about Western Australia's golden past and the Mint's rich history of refining gold and issuing priceless gold bars and coins.

The Gold Exhibition

The Mint's Gold

The Location


Perth, Australia


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Written Reviews (24)

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We were lucky enough to...

JackieC | Sep 2021

We were lucky enough to have a personal tour with Chris, so thoroughly enjoyed the whole tour especially the pouring of the gold at the end of the tour.

It’s not what you except....

Scott | Aug 2021

It’s not what you except. A really nice way to spend a few hours finding out about the history of the mint and WA gold rush.

Excellent experience. Chris our host...

Fiona | Jul 2021

Excellent experience. Chris our host was entertaining and very well informed. The tour was most enjoyable for a 7 year old to her grandmother! Learning the worth of my granddaughter’s weight in gold was exciting for her and the gold pour was

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • The Perth Mint is located at 310 Hay Street (cnr Hill Street) in East Perth, a short walk from Perth's city centre and many leading hotels and accommodation houses. You can use the free Central Area Transit (CAT) bus service to visit the Mint. Chose the Red CAT bus (click here for route map) and depart at The Perth Mint stop (Number R06)
  • Open Fridays and Saturdays for Tours of The Perth Mint
  • Public holidays from 9.00am to 5.00pm
  • New Year's Day, Good Friday, Anzac Day, Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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