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A stunning then-and-now look at the city's growth over 150 years.

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Disrupted is changing

The uncertainty brought by COVID-19 has meant that we have decided to reinvent how we present Disrupted, at least for 2021. This year Disrupted will be delivered through a series of free monthly talks.

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Creating Perth

7 November 2020 - 23 May 2021
FREE Exhibition l Ground Floor Gallery

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Opening Hours

Monday-Thursday 9:00am-8:00pm

Friday 9:00am-5:30pm

Saturday-Sunday 10:00am-5:30pm

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Hire rooms for seminars, conferences, presentations, training sessions and interviews.

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Baby Rhyme Time

20 Apr 2021

Sing songs, share rhymes and stories with your baby.

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Visioning Perth – panel discussion

20 Apr 2021

Key thinkers discuss Perth as a place of plenty, a river city, a city of cars, modernity and as a home of memories.

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Story Time

21 Apr 2021

Big stories for little people.

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English Conversation Session

21 Apr 2021

Informal ‘chatting’ sessions for adults whose first language is not English

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