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


Call for more information
This tour does not run during July school holidays.

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

Call for more information
This tour does not run during July 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, 1.30pm, 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
This tour does not run during July school holidays.

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

, Thursday 15 July 2021
, Tuesday 20 July 2021

15 - 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.