Xantho Gallery

Steeped in mystery and intrigue, the wreck of SS Xantho reveals stories of human endeavour that are distinctly Western Australian. 

Explore the groundbreaking achievements in the conservation and restoration of the SS Xantho steam engine through maritime archaeology, marking a historic milestone as the first successful recovery and reconstruction of a marine steam engine from a shipwreck after it spent over a century underwater.

Take in a film featuring behind the scenes archival footage and new interviews that reveal the groundbreaking work completed in the recovery and restoration from the shipwreck.

Delve into the past through digital and interactive displays, uncovering stories of the Broadhurst family and learn what life was like in Western Australia during the nineteenth century.