Opening Hours

Open 7 Days: 9am - 5pm
Public Holidays: 9am - 5pm
Closed: Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Day, Good Friday and Anzac Day.

For more Visitor Information, Guided Tours & Gold Pour click here.

To find out more about our Opening Times as well as Visitor and Tour Information, please click here.

If you have any questions regarding a visit to The Perth Mint, call 08 9421 7223 (Australian callers) or +61 8 9421 7223 (International callers).

The Perth Mint Shop  

Witness the stunning transformation. Visit the new look Perth Mint Shop to discover an exquisite range of gold, diamond and pearl jewellery plus striking commemorative coins, natural gold nuggets, golden giftware and unique souvenirs.

The Perth Mint Awards


  • Sir David Brand Award for Toursim 2007
  • Sir David Brand Award for Tourism – Gold 2006
  • Major Tourist Attractions – Gold 2006
  • Sir David Brand Award for Tourism – Merit Certificate 2005
  • Sir David Brand Award for Tourism 2004
  • Sir David Brand Award for Tourism 2003

See all our awards

School Groups

The Perth Mint fascinates all age groups and is particularly educational, with many links to the curriculum framework. School groups that are interested in discovering more about Western Australia's gold history, the gold mining industry, precious metal coining, and Australian currency, should consider The Perth Mint for their next visit.

On a visit to The Perth Mint, students can:

  • take part in an entertaining and informative guided heritage walk including entry to the new Gold Exhibition;
  • watch molten gold being poured in time-honoured fashion to form a gleaming 6 kilogram gold bar within the Mint's original Melting House;
  • see the world's largest gold coin made from 1 tonne of pure gold;
  • handle more than $500,000 worth of gold bullion;
  • view Australia's greatest collection of natural gold nuggets, including the 820-ounce Newmont's Normandy nugget, the second largest nugget in the world still in existence;
  • experience the excitement of the early gold rushes;
  • see the harsh conditions endured by prospectors seeking their fortunes in the reconstructed 1890 prospectors' campsite;
    discover the value of their weight in gold;
  • see millions of dollars worth of precious metal coins and medallions being struck;
  • mint their own medallion for just $2; and
  • have a special message engraved on a personalised medallion for just $17.

School Group Information

Download The Perth Mint's Excursion Information for School Groups here.

A Special Offer for Schools

Two of Perth city's top school excursion destinations, The Perth Mint and The Bell Tower have joined together to present a fantastic offer for schools - GOLD n BELLS! Entry to both historic attractions for only $11.50 per student!

To take advantage of this special offer and to make a school group booking for both attractions, call the friendly team at The Bell Tower on 08 6210 0444 or email

Activities for Primary School Children

Download Excursion Worksheet here.
Download Word Search Activities here.
Download Colouring In Pages here.

Teacher’s Feedback Form

We appreciate feedback from visiting teachers. Download The Perth Mint's Teacher's Feedback Form here.

Further Information

For school booking inquiries, please call 08 9421 7223 or email