The Perth Mint

Explore WA’s rich gold mining history.

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The Perth Mint offers a unique combination of attractions which allow visitors to experience all the magic, allure and wonder of gold. With a history spanning more than a century, The Perth Mint is an institution of the Western Australian gold mining industry and custodian to one of the State’s oldest heritage sites open to the public. Watch a molten gold pour and see precious gold bars and coins being struck at the award-winning Perth Mint. There’s plenty to see with a unique combination of activities, demonstrations and displays. Marvel at Australia’s largest collection of natural gold nuggets, including the second largest gold nugget in existence, weighing in at 25.5 kilograms. Guided talks operate every hour.