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We offer tours of the Perkins to clubs, associations and businesses that wish to come along and see firsthand the groundbreaking research undertaken in Western Australia.

Tour Duration: 1.5 hours

Cost: $5 per person

On a tour of the Perkins site in Nedlands, you will learn how our close-knit team of researchers work together to defeat major diseases that impact our community.
See the world-class facilities and hear how Perth’s bright minds are using amazing technology to develop exciting new medical solutions.

During your tour you will:

  • See an original sample of the mould used by Sir Alexander Fleming to grow penicillin – signed by the revolutionary scientist himself!
  • Walk down our ‘information corridor’ and discover historical highlights in medical research that led to the medicines we rely on today
  • Hear about the life-changing discoveries happening in your home town
  • See the state-of-the-art research laboratories at the Perkins
  • Meet your dedicated researchers (where possible)

Please note that this tour is designed for adult community groups.


Tours of the Perkins are available to clubs, associations and businesses (10+ people).
A tour takes approximately one and a half hours, however, we can be flexible to suit your group.
There is a coffee shop on site that provides a suitable option for morning tea or lunch after your tour.