The Perth Mint, Perth

4.3
#1 of 16 in Historic Sites in Perth
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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  • Very interactive and experiential. Seeing the biggest gold coin ever made was great. We got a chance to see how gold bars are actually made and that was the highlight o the tour. My 5 yr old son was h...  more »
  • Pretty cool place to go and see, has a great history that can be learned. Didn't cost too much to get in either. Got myself a lovely souvenir coin to remember the day..  more »
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  • One of the best places to visit in Perth. Very informative tour about the history of gold. Interesting guided tour where you can see the biggest coin in the world weighing 1 ton and worth around $60 millions. You will also have the chance to see several “gold nuggets”. We enjoyed the demonstration on how to make the gold bars. You also will be able to try carry 15kg real gold bar.
  • I did not realize that I would have to join a guided tour to see the mint. So I was confined to the tourist shop. Nice displays but way out of my price range. Since my last review I have been to the mint again and have gone on the tour. Thoroughly enjoyed it. I think older children would enjoy it, say about 8+ lovely to see the gold pour and the worlds largest gold coin 1000kg not something you could carry out in your pocket. Lots of amazing pure gold nuggets to see. You can also see coins being minted and get a personalized coin as well. Great fun and very interesting.

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