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

The WA Maritime Museum’s main lift is being replaced and will be closed from Monday 12 February to Friday 22 March 2024. The first floor can only be accessed by stairs while the lift is closed.

Lift access to the ground and mezzanine floors is still available. Loud equipment will be used intermittently during this time.

We apologise for any inconvenience the lift closure may cause. Thank you for your patience.

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

Contact Us

1300 134 081
reception@museum.wa.gov.au

Book a ticket online or by calling 1300 134 081.

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

VISIT US

Victoria Quay Road,
Walyalup / Fremantle, WA, 6160

A family look together at a large model of a whale's tail and a small boat in the WA Maritime Museum. An overlaid logo states '2023 Travellers' Choice, Tripadvisor'.

Top 10% of attractions worldwide!

Reviews from millions of Tripadvisor travellers have placed the WA Maritime Museum in the top 10% of attractions worldwide in the 2023 Tripadvisor Travellers' Choice!

Our heartfelt thanks go to our visitor services officers and volunteers who continue to deliver amazing customer service every day and to our wonderful visitors and supporters for helping make this happen.

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Special exhibitions & events

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

HMAS Ovens

The Oberon class Submarine HMAS Ovens is an authentic Cold War-era vessel situated on Fremantle's historic World War Two submarine slipway.

Explore the incredible submarine through tours, and more.

Programs

Tour available on request

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

Tour available on request

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