The 2016 Museums Galleries Australia WA survey was completed by 155 Museums of 483 museums in Western Australia and thus a return rate of 32% was achieved.

Museums are educational, trusted, beloved and economic assets to communities everywhere.

Museums support thousands of jobs and contributing to the Australian economy. From just 88 Museums volunteers have dedicated over 72,000 hours pa of their time, a monetary value of up to $2million!

Museums welcome millions of visitors every year in WA alone. They are there for everyone from childhood to grandparents, students and educators, tourists from all over the world. Museums are inclusive spaces to be enjoyed by everyone.

Please support your local museums, WA has around 500 small museums with hidden gems for you to discover.