WA Maritime Museum

Discover the vast riches of Western Australia’s maritime history.

Perched on the edge of the Indian Ocean, the WA Maritime Museum is symbolic of Fremantle’s past, present and future as a coastal city and port.

See the significant historic objects and vessels that highlight WA’s sporting, sailing and adventure heritage, including the America’s Cup winning yacht, Australia II and Jon Sanders’ Parry Endeavour.

Open Daily

9.30am – 5pm

ANZAC Day 1pm – 5pm

Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Day and Good Friday

General Admission

Standard $15
Concession* $10
Junior (15 years and under) Free
Carer^ Free

Special exhibitions and events may charge an additional fee
*Concession applies to students, seniors, and health care card holders
^Must present a valid WA Companion card

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Become a WA Museum member for the price of a single admission and get 12 months unlimited entry

On the second Tuesday of every month, entry to the WA Maritime Museum is by donation.

Contact Us

1300 134 081

Book a ticket online or by calling 1300 134 081.

For group bookings or education visits, please contact 1300 134 081.


Victoria Quay Road, Fremantle, WA, 6160

Parking for WA Maritime Museum at Victoria Quay is busier than usual over the Christmas and New Year period. Please allow for extra time and/or consider alternative transport options.

Special exhibitions & events

A tour group stand inside the HMAS Ovens, listening to their tour guide

HMAS Ovens

Temporarily closed

The Western Australian Museum’s much-loved HMAS Ovens submarine is about to begin its face lift and make-over and will be temporarily closed as of 9 January 2023. Follow the link below for further information and to take a virtual tour.


This tour does not run during January school holidays.

Join us on a special tour where storytelling with objects encourages conversations and evokes memories.

This tour does not run during January school holidays.

A chance for visitors who are blind or vision impaired to touch and examine specially selected objects from the Museum's collections.

Screening daily
10am, 10.45am, 11.30am, 12.15pm, 1pm, 1.45pm, 2.30pm, 3.15pm & 4pm

Join us for an immersive cinema experience Under the Dome.

Available daily

Explore Fremantle’s natural and built heritage for yourself. Dive down the streets and alleyways to discover locations and landmarks featured in the exhibition Fremantle Then & Now: Historical Panoramas.

Tuesday 1 – Wednesday 30 November

Join this creative challenge to craft your own creative Minecraft addition to Fremantle Harbour.