The Perth Mint

Built in 1899, The Perth Mint is Australia’s oldest operating mint and Perth’s premier destination where you can experience the magic, allure and wonder of gold. Come and experience Western Australia’s rich golden history where you can see the world’s largest gold coin – 1 tonne of pure gold valued at over $50 million. Witness the spectacle of a traditional gold pour in our original melting house and touch more than $500,000 of pure gold bullion. Marvel at precious metal coins being minted before your eyes and discover what your weight is worth in gold! All kids taking a tour through our Gold Exhibition will receive The Perth Mint Challenge – a scratch panel quiz that engages young minds from beginning to end as they journey through our information-packed Gold Exhibition. Making this challenge all the more exciting, a commemorative medal awaits them on completion. Browse through our gift shop for some coins or souvenirs or purchase unique Western Australian treasures including exquisite Argyle Pink Diamonds and south sea pearls. (Tax-free sales available). Relax in our alfresco café for a bite to eat or for coffee and snacks. For the month of September* all kids will receive a FREE Young Collectors coin! Open 7 Days from 9am to 5pm *While stocks last

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