Perth Institute of contemporary Art

The "Perth Institute of contemporary Art" presents the latest trends in the fields of dance, theater and other visual arts. Here is also the place where the famous "Fringe World Festival" takes place.


51 James St.


Western Australian Museum

The WA Museum is a natural history museum, which also deals with the people of Western Australia. The museum was built around the former prison "Old Goal", which is now a bizarre cafe.


James Street


Art Gallery of Western Australia

The Art Gallery of Western Australia shows interesting temporary exhibitions but it has also a great collection of European, Asian and Australian art works. The museum also displays paintings of "Aboriginal Art".


James Street


The Perth Mint

The Mint was established in 1899 by the British to turn the gold of Western Australia in coins. The museum shows the process of gold extraction, the most expensive gold coin in the world and large nuggets.


310 Hay Street


Shipwreck Gallery

The "Shipwreck Gallery" of Fremantle shows remnants and documentation on many historic ships descended in Western Australia. Among them the "Trial", the oldest wreck of Australia and the "Batavia" a famous ship of the dutch "VOC".


Cliff Street, Fremantle



Fremantle Maritime Museum

The "Maritime Museum" of Fremantle shows ships of all kinds. The highlight of the exhibition is the submarine "HMAS Ovens", which can be visited on a tour. In addition, the museum displays steam engines and weapons of the Navy.


Victoria Quay, Fremantle



Map of museums in Perth and Fremantle


Travel Guide Perth

Art and culture in and around Perth

Perth is the cultural heart of the state of Western Australia, here are the most important cultural institutions. The "Fringe World Festival" takes place every year.

Fringe World Festival

The "Fringe World Festival" takes place annually between January and February. Fringe Festival roughly means cabaret festival. Artists from all directions perform here who are not at home on the big stages. Theater, music, art, dance and loads of bizarre guys. A very nice event that is a lot of fun.




Museums in Australia:

Museums in Melbourne

Museums in Sydney


Museums in New Zealand:

Museums in Auckland 

Museums in Wellington