Western Australia’s new $400 million museum Boola Bardip, in the heart of Perth’s Cultural Centre, has officially opened after four years of construction.
- The WA Museum has reopened after undergoing a $400 million redevelopment
- Some of the heritage structures in the museum precinct date back to 1855
- About 50,000 people are expected to visit the museum before it opens fully
The new Aboriginal name means ‘many stories’ in Noongar language and recognises the significant role of Aboriginal people in WA’s shared cultural heritage.
The new WA Museum building is three times the size of the old museum and includes eight permanent galleries, a 1,000 square metre temporary exhibition gallery, a shop and a cafe.
In officially opening the…