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The Perth Mint

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Neighbourhood: East Perth
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Address: CBD 310 Hay St | East Perth, Perth, Western Australia 6004, Australia
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The Perth Mint Gold Exhibition has recently undergone a major renovation to...

The Perth Mint Gold Exhibition has recently undergone a major renovation to upgrade the visitor experience. One of Western Australia's leading tourist attractions, The Perth Mint offers a unique combination of activities, exhibitions and demonstrations, enabling visiting to experience the astonishing allure of gold.

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The Perth Mint: Guided Heritage Tour and Gold Pour
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the perth mint

best place to see tour very good for all the shop is good very handy to the red cat bus stop and good walking form city center

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

best place to see tour very good for all the shop is good very handy to the red cat bus stop and good walking form city center

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GoldCorp, TourismCoordinator at The Perth Mint, responded to this review

Hi there Thanks for taking the time to write a review about The Perth Mint. Glad to hear that you enjoyed the tour and found The Perth Mint easily accessible from the city center. The Red Cat Bus is a great way to visit the Mint's wonderful golden attractions and we hope to see you again one day in the... More 

Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Take the full tour with scones served afterwards. The tour is informative, the guide is really good and isn't too long. Make time to look at the shop, so great original items and the staff are friendly. My only criticism, is the receptionist in the front door, although efficient was a little cold and in different. An occasional smile would... More 

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GoldCorp, TourismCoordinator at The Perth Mint, responded to this review

Hi there Thanks for taking the time to provide feedback and writing a review about your experience at The Perth Mint. Great to hear that you enjoyed your visit to The Perth Mint's Gold Exhibition and Retail Shop. We hope you found yourself a little something to take home as a memory of your visit and look forward to seeing... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Visited the mint while in Perth recently, well worth the time and money to take the guided tour. Very educational, would be great for kids school project. You can even stay for a coffee!

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GoldCorp, TourismCoordinator at The Perth Mint, responded to this review

Hi there Thanks for taking the time to write a review about your visit to The Perth Mint. Very glad to hear that you made time to visit the Gold Exhibition and thoroughly enjoyed the tour and live gold pouring demonstration as well. You're absolutely right, it's a great place for school kids to learn about Western Australia's heart of... More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This tour was recommended to us whilst on vacation in Perth from the UK. It was extremely interesting from start to finish with some nice shops selling in some cases very expensive jewellery. Well worth a visit.

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GoldCorp, TourismCoordinator at The Perth Mint, responded to this review

Hi there Thanks for taking the time to write a review about your experience at The Perth Mint. Great to hear that you were recommended to visit the Mint, and we hope it was more than what you expected. There are some exquisite gold and Argyle Pink Diamond jewellery pieces in the Retail Shop, perhaps one day if you win... More 

Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very informative visit and the gold pour was great. There is a lot to see in the shop, the museum and the big gold nugget which you can try to pick up if you can. Kids loved it.

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GoldCorp, TourismCoordinator at The Perth Mint, responded to this review

Hi there Thanks for taking the time to write a review about The Perth Mint. Glad to hear that you enjoyed the tour lead by one of our tour guides and also the live gold pouring demonstration in the original Melting House. I wonder if you managed to lift up the 12.5kg pure gold bar in the secure vault? We... More 

Perth
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent an afternoon here with friends, the tour itself is very interesting. Food at cafe was enjoyable and of course the gift shop is fab! X

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to visit with entertaining talks, which are educational as well as fun. Watching the melt the gold is fascinating, but your mind easily wanders as you stare at the gold salivating as you start fantasing about how to stage an audacious Oceans 11 style heist on the place. You'll realise this would be foolish endeavour and leave with... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The tour of the mint is very interesting and the demonstration of pouring a gold bar is terrific. The cost of the tour is expensive but so is gold. The large gold coin is also a must see.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What a wonderfully informative and interesting morning - learned so much about the goldfields, the gold and the mining areas. Very interesting in the smelting room where the ore is actually turned into the gold bars. Lots of beautiful items to purchase too. Well worth a visit, we will makr a second one.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

To be honest, its not a place I would recommend for a short visit, but if you are in the city and are interested in coins, a bit of Australia's Gold Rush history and to see liquid gold turn into a solid, then you should pay an hour visit to the Mint. The gold pouring is great, but not the... More 

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