Perth Cultural Centre
The Perth Cultural Centre is an area of central Perth, which is one of Perth's key public spaces, housing the State's most significant cultural and learning institutions, including the Art Gallery of Western Australia, Western Australian Museum, Perth Gaol, Alexander Library, State Records Office and Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts.
The Art Gallery of Western Australia is situated in Perth Cultural Centre offering historical and contemporary Australian Arts.
The gallery houses the State Art Collection, including one of the world's finest collections of Indigenous art, the pre-eminent collection of Western Australian art and design, as well as Australian and International art and design.
|Phone:||+618 9492 6622|
|Website:||Art Gallery of Western Australia|
Situated in Perth Cultural Centre, the Western Australian Museum-Perth explores the stories and culture of the local Noongar Aboriginal people, the effects of European settlement, the state's unique flora, fauna and biodiversity and the years when dinosaurs,mega-fauna and meteorites once inhabited the land.
|Phone:||(08) 9212 3700|
|Website:||Western Australian Museum|
The Perth Gaol was built in the Perth Cultural Centre in the 1850s to incarcerate convicts. It operated until early 1888 after all the prisoners were transferred to Fremantle Prison. Discover the history of the gaol and its prisoners, read about the executions, walk through the rooms and view the old fashioned dental surgery and pharmacy.
|Phone:||+61 (0)8 9483 1111|
The vibrant, connected, well-resourced Alexander Library Building is part of the Perth Cultural Centre and houses the State Library of Western Australia, J S Battye Library and the State Records Office. Visit the Alexander Library Building and explore the history and life of Western Australia.
|Where:||25 Francis Street, Perth Cultural Centre|
|Phone:||08 9427 3111|
|Website:||Alexander Library Building|
The State Records Office is located in side the Alexander Library Building in the Perth Cultural Centre and is responsible for providing record keeping services to the government, preserving the state archives collection and making state archives accessible for researches.
|Where:||James Street, West Enterance|
|Phone:||(08) 9427 3600|
|Website:||State Records Office|
Experience original and innovative art at the Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts (PICA), a producing and presenting institution that showcases theatre, contemporary dance, and performance projects.
Known as one of Australia's leading centres for the development and presentation of contemporary art, PICA has one of the largest exhibition spaces in the country.
|Where:||James Street, Perth Cultural Centre|
|Open:||Tuesday to Sunday - 11.00am to 6.00pm|
|Phone:||(+ 61 8) 9228 6300|
|Website:||Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts (PICA)|