Perth Mint

  based on 1 review   write a review

310 Hay St, Perth, Australia

Perth Mint Reviews

goezi goezi
71 reviews
There's Gold in them thar hills! Jul 24, 2000
Perth is the city where they turn the nuggets found in the surrounding outback into the nice little ingots we love to love.

It's an interesting tour that takes you through the gold processing process and the history of the Mint, which is the oldest operating Mint in Australia.

It also has a very well laid out and informative museum filled with stories of the extreme hardship faced by miners, and of course extreme fortune.

Cases are filled with nuggets too huge to believe that they should lay undiscovered for so long, but when I say nuggets I mean "casts" of nuggets of course.

They will allow you to handle a real gold bar though, as long as it's still there when you've finished handling it.

At the end of the tour you could find yourself in the souvenir shops where you can buy a little (or a lot depending on your bank balance) of the yellow stuff.

Me? Well, I just got myself a gold plated medallion.
Perth Mint medallion which you can…
Link
Join TravBuddy to leave comments, meet new friends and share travel tips!

Related Travel Blogs About Perth Mint

Perth Mint, December 2010
So it's still one of those warm sunny days in Perth... I decided to visit Perth Mint, located in the crowded downtown area. The place was quite easy to be reached, I took Transperth bus and walked a …Perth Mint, located in the crowded downtown area. The place was quite easy to be reached, I took Transperth…
My size city: Perth. Mint!
I'd hung with my Aunty at her place in Bunbury long enough.  Done all the recharging of the batteries I needed to do and now it was time to go out and use some of that power.I jumped the morning… I'd hung with my Aunty at her place in Bunbury long enough.  Done all the recharging of the…
Dirt, dust and the gold stuff
From Perth I decided to jump a train out into the desert and visit the mining cities of Kalgoorlie and Boulder.  I consider them to be one in the same as they lay next to each other but they are…Perth Mint but here the man was bigger than legend.  Streets, Pubs, the cemetery, Shopping Centers, Museums, Mines…

Check Perth Hotel Deals

Check-in:
Check-out:
Guests:
Rooms:
Perth Mint Map
1 review
1 review - $114
1 review - $70
1 review - $114
1 review - $145
Perth
photo by: cimtech