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Perth Mint

Perth Mint

310 Hay Street, Perth, 6000

The Basics

A guided tour of Perth Mint takes you through exhibits featuring millions of dollars of gold and other precious metals, including the Australian Kangaroo One Tonne Gold Coin—the world’s largest gold bullion coin. You also learn the Mint’s history and watch gold being melted, poured, and formed into bars. The Mint is a stop on most Perth hop-on hop-off tours, making it easy to visit as part of a day of sightseeing.

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The Perth Mint Gold Tour
The Perth Mint Gold Tour
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$14.13 per adult
Traveler Favorite
Very informative, interesting experience
Very informative, kids were pleasantly surprised and enjoyed the experience, beautiful jewellery overall a lovely experience and would definitely recommend
Jo_D, Aug 2022

Recent reviews from experiences in Perth

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The gold pour
Christopher_B, Apr 2022
The Perth Mint Gold Tour
The gold pour was very interesting. The amount of safety protection required to pour the gold was a real insight into the procedure
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A ‘must do’ tour
Julie_D, Aug 2022
The Perth Mint Gold Tour
Our tour guide was so knowledgeable. It was a really interesting and interactive tour. I loved trying to lift the real gold bar and finding out what my body weight was worth if I was made of gold!! Highly recommend
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Perth Mint Tour.
Colleen_L, Jun 2022
The Perth Mint Gold Tour
This was a well informed tour by all your tour guides and thoroughly enjoyed the whole visit. Learning all the history of the Perth Mint and watching the pouring of gold bars.
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Great activity.
Michael_B, Aug 2022
The Perth Mint Gold Tour
Great activity, very interesting. A lot of fun. I suggest that the tour should be longer any more detail because of the subjects covered. Thanks.
star-5
Great little family tour...
Samantha_F, Aug 2022
The Perth Mint Gold Tour
Great little family tour amazing to see how much gold is worked with and what they make the 1 ton coin is amazing
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Wonderful tour to the Perth Mint
Andrew_C, Jun 2022
The Perth Mint Gold Tour
Wonderful tour to the Perth Mint! Fun and educational. Jeff made the big difference. He is an amazing story teller! :)
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Awesome experience
Rosalie_L, Jul 2022
The Perth Mint Gold Tour
Watching the gold being poured was a terrific experience sure to impress all age groups. I would recommend it to anyone
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Take the experience.
Michael_P, May 2022
The Perth Mint Gold Tour
It was a really great experience for all our family. The kids loved it and couldn’t stop talking about what they had learned. Thankyou Perth Mint for a great time.
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Ben_W, Jul 2022
The Perth Mint Gold Tour
We really enjoyed this tour there was a lot of history that we did not know about. The gold pour was pretty cool, incredible to imagine how much gold has passed through the mint.
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Interesting and informative
Chelsea_M, Jul 2022
The Perth Mint Gold Tour
Viewing the live pouring of the gold bar was great, my daughter loved it. A very interesting display.
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Seeing the gold pour and...
Gary_C, Jul 2022
The Perth Mint Gold Tour
Seeing the gold pour and the big coin. The guide new his stuff and was very entertaining. We thoroughly enjoyed the experience.
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Amazing, worth the time and money
Sufyan_A, Jul 2022
The Perth Mint Gold Tour
Our guide was amazing. We loved the live gold pouring part. Got to know the history of gold discovery in Australia and found it very interesting.
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Things to Know Before You Go

  • The Perth Mint shop offers high-end jewelry and gold and silver bars and coins for sale; the shop also buys gold and silver bullion.

  • The shop and exhibition areas are wheelchair-accessible via ramps.

  • Separate tours can be arranged by the Mint for visitors with special needs.

  • There is a cafe on site for light refreshments.

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How to Get There

The Perth Mint is in East Perth within walking distance of its central business district. Walk along Hay Street, or take the free Red CAT bus to the Perth Mint stop on Hay Street. Metered street parking is available in the area.

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When to Get There

The Perth Mint is open daily except Good Friday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, and New Year's Day. It’s a popular destination for school field trips, so plan your visit around school hours or school holidays if you wish to avoid student groups.

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Swan River

The Swan River flows through the city just a few blocks south of Perth Mint. The river provides miles of waterfront for walking, biking, playing, and picnicking. Stroll along the river toward the Bell Tower and Elizabeth Quay, where you can drink, dine, take photos, or hop on a ferry or river cruise.

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Frequently Asked Questions
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
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