April 13th, 2021
A hidden gem – or precious metal if you will – The Perth Mint is an awesome way to understand and experience Western Australia’s unique, golden history. Australia’s oldest operating mint located in East Perth, The Perth Mint is a fully operational, fully integrated precious metals enterprise, supplying premium gold, silver and platinum to the world around us.
A hidden gem – or precious metal if you will – The Perth Mint is an awesome way to
And alongside its day-to-day operations, visitors are invited to visit the original premises to enjoy a fascinating tour, diving into the Perth Mint’s world class Gold Exhibition and tour offerings, currently operating six days a week. An affordable and enjoyable experience for people of all ages, the Perth Mint tour is authentic and engaging, as you explore a unique part of WA history that includes:
A live gold pour in the traditional 1899 melting house where you’ll see gold heated to molten temperatures before being transformed into a solid gold bar;
The Guinness World Record 1-tonne coin valued at over $90million;
The second largest display of gold nuggets in the world;
A kid-friendly quiz called The Perth Mint Challenge, with participants receiving a medal upon completion;
The stunning audio/visual experience that is The Gold Exhibition;
Medallion engraving, where you can take home a personalised piece to kick off – or ramp up – your gold coin collection.
Whether you’re a dyed-in-the-wool history buff or are just looking for something a little different to experience around Perth, The Perth Mint is an excellent idea that won’t cost too many bullions and is incredibly accessible – lying along the free Red CAT bus line just east of the CBD.
For more information and to book your tour now, head to the Perth Mint’s WEBSITE.
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