WA Maritime Museum

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

Open Daily

9.30am – 5pm

ANZAC Day 1pm – 5pm

Closed Christmas & Good Friday


Adult $15.00
Child (0 - 15years) Free
Concession* $7.50
Family (2 Adult + 2 Children) $30.00
Carer^ Free
*Concession applies to students, seniors and health care card holders.
^Must present a valid WA Companion card.
On the second Tuesday of every month, entry to the WA Maritime Museum is by donation.
A young child stands holding the wheel of a maritime vessel


Book a ticket online or by calling 1300 134 081. This is recommended if you wish to visit on a particular day.

Walk-up entry is available each day with no booking required. However, you may experience a wait time during busy periods such as weekends.

For groups of 10 or more, please contact 1300 134 081.

Special exhibitions & events


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

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

Daily | 10.30am & 2.30pm

Make the most of your visit to the Maritime Museum with a free tour of our galleries.

An exclusive presentation from Dublin of the life and legacy of the Galtee Boy John Sarsfield Casey.

In this presentation, Mike Lefroy will share the stories of people who have sailed alone around the world, including Jon Sanders’ famous triple circumnavigation and the journey of 17-year-old David Dicks.

In this lecture, Mike Lefroy reveals the dramatic international tale of intrigue and derring-do that is The Catalpa Escape.

Mike Lefroy, great grandson of CY O’Connor, discusses the construction of Fremantle harbour and shares some family secrets along the way.

Mike Lefroy discusses why the next generation of scientists, economists and dreamers should be inspired by his great grandfather, C Y O’Connor, to take risks in these uncertain times.