WA Maritime Museum
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Please note that the HMAS Ovens submarine is temporarily closed for essential maintenance and tours are currently unavailable.
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.
The Museum houses several unique galleries that explore WA's maritime relationship. From leisure boats and handcrafted sailing boats to commercial pearl luggers, the Museum inspires visitors to discover WA’s affinity with the ocean.
The Museum is home to the winning America's Cup yacht, Australia II, an Oberon class submarine — HMAS Ovens*, Jon Sanders’ Parry Endeavour and many other iconic vessels from WA's maritime history.
|ANZAC DAY||1.00pm – 5.00pm|
|New Year's Day||Closed|
|Museum Entry||Submarine Ovens `|
|Child (5-15 years)||FREE||$7.50|
|Family||$30.00 (2 Adult + 2 Child)||$35.00 (2 Adult + 2 Child or 1 Adult + 3 Child)|
* Concession applies to students, seniors and health care card holders
` Bookings for the submarine are advised and can be made by calling 1300 134 081 or at the front desk.
On the second Tuesday of every month there is entry to the WA Maritime Museum by donation.
Museum cafe opening hours
Monday to Friday: 9.30 – 4.00pm
Saturday: 11.00 – 4.00pm
Sunday: 9.30 – 4.30pm
The WA Maritime Museum has free Wi-Fi throughout the Museum.
Please be aware that the WA Maritime Museum does not have cloaking facilities or bag storage areas. As a consequence, luggage and bags should not be taken into the Museum.
1300 134 081
The WA Maritime Museum is located within walking distance of Fremantle Station visit the Transperth website for timetables.
The WA Maritime Museum is serviced by the free Fremantle Cat Service, at stop 24. Visit the Transperth website for timetables and details.
Paid parking is available in the City of Fremantle car park just outside the WA Shipwrecks Museum. Additional paid parking is available in the Wilsons car park at the WA Maritime Museum, Victoria Quay which is a short walk from the WA Shipwrecks Museum.
Captain Cook Cruises offer a range of ferry services from Perth which stop nearby at B-Shed ferry terminal.
Comprehensive accessibility information about the WA Maritime Museum can be found on the Access WA website.
Museum Site Map
- Museum Shop
- Museum Cafe
- Temporary Exhibition Gallery
- Indian Ocean Gallery
- Tin Canoe to Australia II Gallery
- Swan River Gallery
- Hooked on Fishing Gallery
- HMAS Ovens
- Robert Steele Steam Machinery Exhibition
- NWS Shipping Theatre
- Cargoes Gallery
- Fremantle Gallery
- Naval Defence Gallery
- Venue Hire
- WA Down Under Gallery