Perth is the largest city and capital of the Australia state of Western Australia. Perth is nominated as the fourth-most populous city in the Australia state with more than 2 million living in Greater Perth.
However, Perth still emphasizes the importance of history and art by preserving and opening gallery and museums that people can visit during their leisure time and learned the history of this city gain a new experience.
The Nostalgia Box
Video game enthusiasts will love this place as it will give them the exciting experience in their life as the nostalgia box is Australia first and only Video Game Console Museum. The Nostalgia Box is the place where they celebrate the people that made the video game industry what it is today and shed light on why home video game consoles have evolved in the way they have. Here, visitors can replay their favorite childhood game and get a chance to try out some games that may have never experienced before in their gaming area.
The entrance fee for The Nostalgia Box is $17 for adult and $12 for a child. However, they provide an entrance fee for a family package which is $50 for 2 adults and 2 children. The opening hour of The Nostalgia Box is from Monday to Sunday, 10:30 am – 5 pm vary due to the private event or function. For walk-in customers, they allow 1-hour visit if there is any functions or events in the museum however if there is no events and function there is no time limitation.
This museum located at Shop 3, 16 Aberdeen Street Perth 6000, near the State Library of Western Australia and The Art Gallery of Western Australia and adjacent to Public Art. The Nostalgia Box is easily accessed by hop on free Blue CAT buses in the city and hop off at Stop 6 Art Centre or Stop 7 Central Institute on Aberdeen St.
The art gallery of Western Australia is located at Perth Cultural Centre Roe St, Perth WA 6000, adjacent to the city train station and the Northbridge, the city cafe and restaurant district. The museum is convenient as it can easily access by walking distance from Perth train station and most Perth bound bus routes. Art gallery of Western Australia is open from Wednesday to Monday from 10 am – 5 pm and closed every Tuesday, Good Friday, Anzac day (25 April), Christmas day. The entrance fees for the art gallery is free except for entry to some major exhibition. However, the gallery will ask for a voluntary donation as you enter.
Art gallery of Western Australia offered unique and exciting experiences of historic and contemporary Australian artists, as well as the art of the world to the visitors. The art gallery of Western Australia also holding exhibitions by the artists around the world. They are also having events and programs which allows adults and children to participate. There are 10 events and programs that can give a brand new experience and providing valuable knowledge to visitors that they cannot get anywhere other than here.
The Western Australia Museum is the state museum for Western Australia. It has six main sites which located at Perth Cultural Center, two in Fremantle (Maritime and shipwreck galleries) and one each in Albany, Geraldton, and Kalgoorlie-Boulder. However, Western Australia Museum- Perth is closed to the public due to creating the New Museum for Western Australia and scheduled to open in the Perth Cultural center in 2020.
There is also Museum of Perth which is a private museum and an initiative of the Perth History Association Inc, a not-for-profit organization founded in 2015. The museum opens every Monday to Sunday from 10 am – 4 pm and closed on weekends include public holidays. The museum located at 8-10 The Esplanade, Perth near the Grand Lane, just off Murray St Mall, towards the Barrack St, end in the Atlas Building and occupies the second level of the historic building and opposite to Elizabeth Quay in easy walking distance. The Museum has hosted a number of exhibitions, concentrating on the people and the city of Perth. There is a cafe near to the museum which is ‘Henry Saw’ named after the man who first roasted coffee beans in Western Australia.