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Address: Barrack Square, Swan River Foreshore | Corner Riverside Drive & Barrack Street, Perth, Western Australia 6000, Australia (Formerly Swan Bells)
Phone Number: +61 8 6210 0444
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 16:00
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Twelve of the 18 bells in this tower came from London's...

Twelve of the 18 bells in this tower came from London's St.-Martin-in-the-Fields church in Trafalgar Square as a Bicentenary gift to the people of Western Australia in 1988. Originally cast in the 13th century and recast in the 16th and 18th centuries, they were rung at the homecoming of James Cook after his voyage of discovery in 1771, after the Battle of El Alamein in 1942 and at the coronation of every British monach since George II in 1727.

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Why haven't I been before

I attended a business drinks function here, but I confess that this was my first visit, a bit sad considering that I am a Perth resident. The views are stunning in spite of the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Murray R
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This place is well worth a visit if you have 40 mins or so to spare in downtown Perth. I was lucky to get a personal guided tour of the Swann Bells, which are originally from my home town, London. I also got to try out my bell-ringing technique for all of Perth to hear! John was a great guide... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I attended a business drinks function here, but I confess that this was my first visit, a bit sad considering that I am a Perth resident. The views are stunning in spite of the construction activities. It is also a great function venue.

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Bell Tower provides nice views of the Swan River and South Perth. I had international guests and took them on the full experience where you can listen to a talk on the history of the bells and then have a go at ringing them yourself.

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Thank Clareymacagram
Belltower1, Manager at The Bell Tower, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review! It's such a great place to bring visitors and happy to hear everyone had a great time. If you visit more than once a year you can purchase a Friends Pass where you get free entry for the whole year. More 

Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The tower itself is an iconic architecture, especially beautiful at night when the lights come on. If you like history, you will enjoy the exhibits and historical facts of the various ancient church and temple bells from different countries. The interesting part would be having a go at ringing the bells. But we had missed the last bell-ringing at 2.30pm,... More 

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Belltower1, Manager at The Bell Tower, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I'm sorry if you were being rushed out of the tower. This isn't something we like to do at all. If you can please email me with the date you visited and contact details I would love to make this better for you and hopefully if you're still in Perth you can come back to... More 

Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3,821 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I always take a visit to the Bell Tower when visiting Perth as its such an icon building & I love just viewing it close up & also at a distance. The Bell tower is a great way to enjoy the views of Perth as The observation deck at the top of the Bell Tower provides 360 degree views of... More 

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Belltower1, Manager at The Bell Tower, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful and positive review and for 5 stars!! We are so happy to hear you love the tower so much and always visit us. If you visit more than once a year you can pay for a Friends Pass and once purchased you get free entry for the whole year! Will see you next time More 

Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

John, the tour guide was very informative and told us a lot about the history of the bells. The demonstration and ringing of the bells was enjoyable.

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1 Thank ImWarrenG
Belltower1, Manager at The Bell Tower, responded to this review

5 stars!! Thank you very much! John is one of our newest team members and will be very happy when I tell him his name is mentioned on Trip Advisor! Thank you very much and come back to see us again soon More 

County Tipperary, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Glad I visited but unless you have a huge interest in bells hardly worth it. You take the lift up to the top and walk down while visiting each floor. Nice view of swan river but even nicer from Kings Park

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Belltower1, Manager at The Bell Tower, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time out of your day to review us and we are also glad you visited. It's a unique building that can offer a lot of fun for everyone. There's bells to chime which requires a special art, free video postcards to make and great selfie opportunities just to name a few. There's also great staff... More 

Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My Son and his now Wife were wed at the Belltower, Its a great location and is definitely a fantastic place for a wedding ceremony.

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Belltower1, Manager at The Bell Tower, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us. Especially after being here for a wedding ceremony. Not many know the Bell Tower can be hired for weddings and functions. I hope the rest of the wedding went well and pop back one day for a chance to ring the royal bells! More 

Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently visited The Bell Tower in Perth with a visiting cousin from Scotland. We thoroughly enjoyed the tour with our tour guide Michael. Michael gave us lots of interesting facts about the tower & it's bells. We were also able to have a go at ringing the bells which gave us a real insight into what it would be... More 

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Belltower1, Manager at The Bell Tower, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review Katrina! It's so great to receive feedback about our staff, and I will be sure to pass this onto Michael. More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A way to spend an interesting half hour. We got in for free because Perth was doing an open house of a lot of the more iconic buildings in the city. Probably wouldn't have paid to go in but that says more about me than the Bell Tower. It is worth the walk up those stairs to get a birds... More 

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Belltower1, Manager at The Bell Tower, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us and for the 4 stars. How lucky to of visited on the free day too! We offer the public the chance to chime the bells during an Interactive Bell Chiming Experience. Something that isn't offered during the free days. We hope you come back soon! More 

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