Australians have always had a love affair with the motorcar. Whether you enjoy motor history, appreciate automobile engineering, or simply relish the golden era of car making, you’ll be sure to find something that sparks your interest at one of the many motor museums here in Western Australia.
Located in Perth’s south in the suburb of Bull Creek, the Aviation Heritage Museum is WA’s premier destination for uncovering the history of military and civilian aviation.
The UWA Cultural Precinct features many prominent galleries and museums for students, alumni, and the general public to explore. From contemporary arts and design to Aboriginal art and geological artefacts, the university has a cluster of rich and well-curated sites to explore. Better still, locals and visitors alike can take in the beautiful grounds of WA’s oldest university whilst soaking up it’s historical and cultural treasures.
Western Australia is renowned for its vast array of significant military locations that have played a large role in the country’s history. With military vehicles, innovative technology and other rich historical artefacts on display, there is a plethora of empathy, knowledge and understanding that can be gleaned from a visit to one of WA’s multiple military museums. See below for a closer look at 6 particularly moving military museums across the state.