FameLab 2018 - Secondary Science Students


Thu 10 May 2018


WA Maritime Museum

This event is now sold out. Check out our Fresh Science School Forums for another inspiring STEM excursion.

FameLab is one of the world's leading science communication competitions.

You and your students will watch 12 of Australia's best young scientists take to the stage to win your hearts and minds. Contestants have three minutes to explain complicated scientific concepts in a fun and enlightening way. Jargon and PowerPoint are strictly banned - but jokes, props and costumes are strongly encouraged!

One lucky presenter will be chosen to represent Australia in the FameLab International finals at the Cheltenham Science Festival later this year.

Event Running Time

9.30am - 9.45am School arrival time and check in
10am - 11.30am FameLab
11.30am - 1pm Explore the WA Maritime Museum (+ self-paced breaks)

Teacher Supervision Ratios

Years 7 - 10 1 adult to every 10 students
Years 11 - 12 1 supervisor with the group

Space is limited, so we recommend that school bags are not brought to the Museum.

Booking Information

This event is now sold out.


Caption: Famelab 2018

Image copyright Western Australian Museum

Getting Here

Google map of Western Australian Museum - Fremantle


Victoria Quay,
Western Australia,

1300 134 081

Google map of Western Australian Museum - Fremantle

By Train
The WA Maritime Museum is located within walking distance of Fremantle Station visit the Transperth website for timetables.

By Bus
The WA Maritime Museum is serviced by the free Fremantle Cat Service, at stop 24. Visit the Transperth website for timetables and details.

By Car
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.

By Ferry
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.