Top Things To Do in Perth City On A Rainy Day

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If the rain is coming down outside and you’ve watched everything on your Netflix list. It might be time to venture into the city and try out some of these indoor activities!


Palace cinema

Going to the movies is an absolute classic ‘rainy day’ activity, but why not upgrade your movie experience by visiting the newly opened Palace Cinema at, the fittingly named, Raine Square shopping centre. Besides the regular movie-going experience, you could pay a little extra and get the ultimate luxury experience with a Platinum ticket. With an exclusive private bar & lounge, Palace Platinum features boutique cinemas with stylish décor, luxurious fully reclining leather seats (complete with individual tables and footrests!), and personalised in-cinema wait service with a call-button feature!



WA State Library

If you are more into a nice quiet day inside, why not try the WA State Library. With special talks and exhibitions every week there is bound to be something that catches your fancy or have seat at the local cafe and enjoy the high-quality catering as you enjoy your book. Even for the little ones there is plenty to do, with storytelling or play time events twice a week you’ll be able to enjoy some special time with the kids.


Scitech is an interactive science museum and has been in operation for over 30 years! The museum is primarily aimed at children up to 12 years old, but there’s plenty to get out of it for children and adults of all ages. Boasting multiple rooms of exhibits, including special exhibitions that change up every 6 months. Scitech also houses a state of the art planetarium! If you haven’t been before, or it’s been a while between visits maybe it’s time to go check this place out.


The Nostalgia Box - Games AreaThe Nostalgia Box

You can relive the old rainy days of the past, filled with your favourite video games! Not only is it Australia’s only retro video game console museum it’s also an amazing party venue for young and old! With over 100 old school consoles on display, You’ll easily fill a day reminiscing and learning about your favourite video game companies.
But the consoles aren’t just for show! Every admission ticket includes the museum and unlimited play time on their arcade machines and consoles! Take this chance to replay and relive all of your old memories, and maybe, even create some new ones!


Holey Moley

If you are after a mini golf experience with a twist, this place is for you. Bursting with pop culture references and nostalgia trips, challenge your friends and family to a round of the most unique mini golf in Perth. Course themes include the Simpsons, Monopoly, Operation and more! Located 53 Lake Street Northbridge.


Perth Mint


Perth Mint

A visit to the historic Perth Mint is a treat for all ages. It’s world-class Gold Exhibition brings the history of Western Australian gold and The Perth Mint to life. Multimedia displays, aged artefacts and historic imagery form the backdrop to a wealth of pure gold exhibits. Visitors will learn of the gold mining legends and events that have shaped the state as well as those which continue to contribute to its prosperity.



The Art Gallery of WA

If you are looking for a little culture, why not bring the family to the Art Gallery of WA. Location in the heart of the city, there are multiple levels featuring paintings, textiles, photographs, sculpture and more. Exhibitions change up frequently here so there’s always something new to see.


Things to do on a rainy day in Perth


City of Perth Library

Conveniently located in the heart of the City, the Library is used by residents, City workers, students, tourists, visitors and shoppers. The Library building covers 3,500 square metres and is revealed over seven levels. Visitors can explore the Library’s ceiling artwork, bookable rooms, cafe, function spaces, outdoor terrace and zones for young adults and families. The Library offers fiction and non-fiction book collections, DVDs, magazines, newspapers and a host of online resources. City of Perth Library



Watertown Brand Outlet

Watertown Brand Outlet Centre is WA’s original brand outlet shopping experience. Conveniently located in West Perth, minutes outside of the Perth CBD, the wonderful outdoor nature of the centre allows shoppers to soak in the beautiful Perth weather while seeking out the best outlet store bargains. Watertown Brand Outlet is home to over +100 retailers, offering a diverse mix of International and Australian brands specialising in fashion, accessories, gifts, homewares, leisure and sportswear.

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