Your Free Perth Visitor Information Guide

Your Free Perth Visitor Information Guide

WA Medical Museum

The Western Australian Medical Museum is located in Harvey House which housed Perth’s first public maternity hospital in 1916, and now displays many facets of medical history including nursing, dentistry, medicine and the famous Royal Flying Doctor Service. Open Wednesdays 10.30am to 3.30pm.

Our many exhibitions include:

  • An operating theatre
  • Dental workshop and surgery
  • Iron lung and polio display
  • Early hospital artifacts and equipment
  • Aboriginal medicine
  • Hands-on electronic equipment
  • King Edward Memorial Hospital’s original X-ray Department
  • Pathology and physiotherapy
  • The Royal Flying Doctor
  • Nursing During Wartime
  • General Practitioner’s Surgery
  • Ophthalmology Display
  • Early pharmaceuticals
  • Chloe, our oldest exhibit!


Where to find them