Tours & 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.


Tuesday 6 July 2021 - Sunday 30 January 2022 | 9.30am - 5pm

Take an underwater archaeology journey during July in our Shipwreck Adventures Zone.

Screening daily | 10am, 10.45am, 11.30am, 12.15pm, 1pm, 1.30pm, 2pm

Extended version screening daily | 2.45pm & 3.45pm

See whales like you’ve never seen them before in this 180° dome cinema experience.

Daily | 10.30am & 2.30pm

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

, Friday 16 July 2021
, Tuesday 20 July 2021

16 - 18 & 20 - 25 July | 5.30pm - 7pm

Join us as we welcome each new glittery night over the dark harbour with raw sets, new collaborations, acoustic songs in first languages, and innovative works for artists and audiences.

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.

Sunday Seminar: Explore the story of HMS Pandora, whose mission to capture and return the HMS Bounty mutineers became a story of shipwreck when Pandora ran aground on the Great Barrier Reef.

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.

Sunday Seminar: Hear about the discovery and archaeology that revealed the Batavia, a Dutch ship whose notorious story of mutiny, murder and mayhem has captured popular imagination.