The Perth Mint, Perth

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At the The Perth Mint, learn about Perth's historical importance to Australian gold mining. During a guided talk, hear stories about the 19th-century gold rush in Western Australia. Watch the heating of pure gold into liquid and then its transformation into a gold bar. See the most valuable gold coin in the world, the world's large collection of gold bars, and Australia's largest collection of gold nuggets. Plan to visit The Perth Mint during your Perth vacation using our convenient Perth trip itinerary maker website .
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  • Well worth a visit. In addition to a demonstration of pouring gold to make an ingot, the Mint has a wonderful display of gold nuggets. The shop has gifts to suit all pockets – from items worth few dol...  more »
  • We enjoyed the conducted tour of the mint. The large gold coin weighing a ton was interesting, also seeing gold nuggets made.  more »
  • An interesting experience! Have learned a lot about the gold rush in Australia in 1840. Free entrance. One can go around alone or have a guide, something I highly recommend. It lasted 45 minutes very informative!
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