The Western Australian Museum is the State’s premier cultural organisation housing WA’s scientific and cultural collection. Established in 1891 in the old Perth gaol it was known as the Geological Museum and its collections were geological ethnological and biological. In 1897 it officially became the Western Australian Museum and Art Gallery. After undergoing a redevelopment the WA Museum Boola Bardip opened in the Perth Cultural Centre on Saturday 21 November 2020. Boola Bardip means many stories in Whadjuk Nyoongar; the Country on which the Museum sits. WA Museum Boola Bardip is a place to share Western Australia’s many stories.