Discover Perth's Arts and Cultural Experiences.

Perth is alive with a spectacular mix of music, theatre, comedy, dance and visual art. This rich tapestry of cultural experiences and attractions are found throughout the year across the region.

Music lovers are in for a treat, with plenty of live music on offer especially in cultural hotspots like Perth City, Northbridge and Fremantle. You'll find music ranging from rock bands at trendy pubs to chilled-out jazz floating from wine bars and restaurants as well as international performance acts and shows at our theatres, concert halls and entertainment venues.

You can learn about Western Australia's history and heritage, and discover amazing local and international arts at a number of galleries, museums, cultural centres and historic landmarks. Join a tour to hear stories from local experts. Whether its a movie under the stars or discovering public art down secluded laneways, you'll find the perfect arts and cultural experience in Perth.

Arts and Cultural Attractions

Find a variety of arts cultural attractions, including museums, art galleries, aboriginal attractions, heritage attractios and sites, and theatres scattered all across the region.
  • Renowned as one of the finest music acoustics in the southern hemisphere, the Perth Concert Hall is located in the city centre of Perth and is within...
  • The City of Stirling is a vibrant hub of activity with many things to see and do. The City is renowned for its beautiful beaches, great surf and...
  • 4 Sistas Sip n Paint Studio is a luxury studio on Rokeby Road in Subiaco. In the studio you are encouraged to awaken the artist within, there is no...
  • Brookfield Place (BFPL) Perth is one of Perth's iconic placemaking destinations that brings together modern office space, cultural experiences...
  • Fremantle Prison is one of Western Australia's premier tourist attractions and is the first built heritage site in Western Australia to be World...
  • Perth Hills Artisan Markets (PHAM): Perth Hill's biggest & best indoor artisan market with 140 stalls to explore. Shop in the rarefied atmosphere of...
  • The next time you are wanting a Nyoongar cultural experience, come out to the picturesque Avon Valley, to the Bilya Koort Boodja – Centre for Nyoongar...
  • As Western Australia's cultural tourism showcase, Perth Cultural Centre is home to the state’s flagship cultural, arts, heritage and knowledge assets...

History and Heritage Tours

Explore Perth's fascinating culture and history on a guided tour to some of the regions top heritage hot spots.
  • Whiteman Park is a unique conservation and recreation reserve, covering 4,000 hectares of natural bushland and leisure facilities. Located just 25...
  • Luxury Outback Tours offer you outstanding and down-to-earth experiences that connect you to nature, history, heritage and the local people. Explore...
  • Oh Hey WA run fun and informative walking tours designed to showcase and celebrate the BEST of Perth! Their tours cover a range of topics including...
  • Off The Beaten Track WA (OTBT) is Perth’s leading premier Hiking Experience & Adventure Tour operator, providing guests with over 70 safe, fun...
  • On any tour with Up Close and Local, it goes without saying that you are guaranteed to taste some amazing food, wine and local produce - but their...
  • From single & multi-day hikes including Bibbulmun track, Cape to Cape and Camino Salvado, to fishing, 4WDriving, horse riding, cycling, yoga retreats...
  • In a relaxed setting taste a variety of wild bush foods, such as quandong, native limes, sandalwood nuts and local coastal greens. Learn about and...
  • The Hike Collective bring guests the best opportunity within the Perth region to adventure and explore hiking trails. Due to COVID restrictions...

History and Heritage Attractions

Perth has a fascinating history and heritage to explore. Head out to some of WA's oldest towns, visit a local museum or step back in time and learn about days gone past.
  • The Museum and Art Gallery is New Norcia's star attraction. It tells the story of the monks and lay people who have made a home in New Norcia since...
  • The Nosh & Nod - 2 X GREAT MAIN STREET LOCATIONS. Quality, affordable accommodation in two superb locations in the main street of the historic town of...
  • Built in 1865 by convicts, the Newcastle Gaol Museum has been used as a gaol, residence and now a museum. The history of Toodyay is displayed within...
  • Connor’s Mill was built in 1870 by George Hasell for Dan Connor. It was the third steam powered mill built in Toodyay and has since also been used as...
  • Fremantle Prison is one of Western Australia's premier tourist attractions and is the first built heritage site in Western Australia to be World...
  • A museum about Western Australia. Our people, our places and our role in the world. WA's unique cultural and scientific collections will come alive...
  • The WA Shipwrecks Museum is recognised as the foremost maritime archaeology museum in the southern hemisphere. The Museum is housed in the convict...
  • This area is home to some of the most intriguing historical sites, and many of the state's most pristine and accessible nature reserves. Located just...

Arts and Cultural Events

Check out some of the great upcoming arts and cultural events in Perth and surrounds.
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    Experience an extraordinary immersive experience with the Illuminate night projections at the WA Museum Boola Bardip. This permanent, digital projection series...
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    Nyumbi means celebration dance in Nyoongar language. Experience a celebration of Nyoongar culture through song, dance and language, as local performers share...
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    Celebrating the Aboriginal artists and artwork of Western Australia’s Pilbara region. The show is a collaboration between Western Australian non-profit arts and...
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    An immersive exhibition that redefines digital creativity, where the world of videogames spills out beyond the screen. Step into the realm of the videogame in a...
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    This unique exhibition in Perth invites you to step into the universe of the greatest masterpieces of Michelangelo, seen from a totally new perspective. The...
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    This year’s exhibition celebrates 30 years, featuring 49 works by 2021 Year 12 Visual Arts graduates from 32 schools across WA. WA's talented young artists are...
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    The best cinema Spain has to offer comes to Perth. The festival opens with the Australian premiere of "Official Competition", a star-studded, bitingly funny...
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    The 'Three Well Known Australians' exhibition returns to Perth every ten years and this year it is coming to Armadale Library for the Armadale Arts Festival...

Arts and Cultural Hotspots

Visit some of Perth's arts and cultural hotspots.
Perth Concert, Hall Perth City

Perth City

Catch a performance by the West Australian Symphony Orchestra at the Perth Concert Hall, see the latest ballet and theatre at His Majesty's Theatre, watch a live performance from your favourite national or international band at RAC Area, and visit the exhibitions at the Art Gallery of WA or WA Museum Boola Bardip.

Fremantle Arts Centre

Fremantle

In Fremantle, the cultural offerings continue with galleries and street art. Its streets buzz with the song of buskers, heritage buildings, art centres, theatres and museums.

Stories on the Wall, Swan Valley

Swan Valley

The Swan Valley is home to many talented artisans and you'll be moved by the varied range of arts on offer, particularly in Guildford where you'll find galleries, craft shops and heritage buildings.

Mundaring Arts Centre, Mundaring

Perth Hills

The Perth Hills is home to many internationally acclaimed artists who use the stunning environment in which they live and the rich heritage of the area as inspiration for their work.

Arts and culture, Avon Valley

Avon Valley

Amongst the beautiful old towns of the Avon Valley, discover arts and crafts and a lively history. Don't miss York's Town Hall, Toodyay's art galleries and New Norcia, Australia's only monastic town.

Best of Perth Blog

See the latest arts and cultural blog stories and news in Perth.
  • Posted 17th Dec 2021
    Nothing beats the warm sunny days and balmy nights of Perth in summer, which is why so many great events and festivals pop up to take...
  • Posted 30th Nov 2021
    It’s December! For some, that means welcoming the start of the summer season and warm, sunny days. But for others, December 1st means...
  • Posted 23rd Nov 2021
    The weather’s finally warmed up, and we’re hot to trot! With only a week left of Spring, it won’t be long before we’re enjoying swimming in...
  • Posted 9th Nov 2021
    Perth is abuzz with incredible arts and cultural experiences. After all, we’re home to the world’s oldest living culture, and an incredible...
  • Posted 1st Nov 2021
    Perth’s event calendar is in full swing, and there’s so many reasons to get out and about and have fun. Go with friends and family, or solo...
  • Posted 1st Nov 2021
    Everyone’s favourite eclectic port city, Fremantle, is a fascinating melting pot of artsy boho culture, history, stunning heritage...
  • Posted 27th May 2021
    Oh, the weather outside is frightful (well, a bit chilly, at least) At this time of year it's easy to slip into homebody mode and become one...
  • Posted 25th Feb 2021
    Perth is an incredible place to learn about the Noongar people. Western Australia's Indigenous history has spanned many tens of thousands of...

Things To See and Do in Perth

Looking for awesome activities to do in Perth? We've got you covered, from food and drink to family fun and adventures.
The George, Perth

Eat and Drink in Perth

Perth boasts an extensive buffet from which to delight your tastebuds. The warm climate makes for sensational al fresco dining, succulent seafood and the finest local produce and wines.

Sea Lions, Seal Island, Rockingham

Nature and Wildlife in Perth

Perth offers a smorgasbord of nature and wildlife experiences. From beautiful nature parks and reserves, unique wildlife encounters, world-class walking trails. 

State Theatre Centre of WA, Perth City

Arts and Culture in Perth

Perth is alive with a spectacular mix of music, theatre, comedy, dance and visual art. This rich tapestry of cultural experiences is on offer throughout the year across the region. 

AQWA, Perth Beaches

Family Fun in Perth

Treat your kids to a fun day out in Perth! The Experience Perth region has many places of activities and interest for children whether you are after a water or fun park or something more educational.

Kayaking, Swan River, Perth City

Action and Adventure in Perth

The scope of action and adventure activities in the Perth region is outstanding. Go on a 4WD adventure, soar through the skies on a scenic helicopter flight or explore the river waters in a kayak.

Perth Drive Trails

Perth Trails

From drive trails to cycle trails, art trails to food and wine trails and whether your on foot or horseback, no matter your mode of transport or interest there is a Perth Trail for you.

Plan Your Trip to Perth

Start planning your visit by finding out what to do in Perth during the day and night. See all accommodation, tours, attractions, activities, food and drink and retail in Perth.

Pool, Crown Towers Perth

Accommodation in Perth

You'll find a diverse range of accommodation to suit all budgets and styles all across Perth from five-star resorts to caravan parks.

Rottnest Express Eco Tour, Rottnest Island

Tours in Perth

Tours around Perth and surrounds take you to some of the most exciting and interesting holiday spots from hot air ballooning in the Avon Valley to cruising the Swan River.

Perth's Outback Splash, Maze

Attractions in Perth

There's plenty of attractions to choose from in Perth and surrounds, with fun-filled activities for all ages.

Public House, Perth City

Food and Drink in Perth

Whether its dining in an elegant restaurant overlooking the river or sampling local wines, Perth boasts an extensive buffet from which to delight your tastebuds.

Aspects of Kings Park, Perth City

Retail in Perth

Perth offers a host of shopping options to choose from - stock up on the latest fashions, buy unique art or head to a local market.

Apollo Motorhome Holidays

Hire in Perth

Looking to explore Perth on your own? There are plenty of hire options available from cars and motorhomes to bikes and kayaks.

Autumn in Perth

You don't have to wander far to find wide open spaces, awe-inspiring scenery, and a world of autumnal adventure in the Perth region.