Horrible Histories – Pirates: The Exhibition

Open now!

WA Maritime Museum


Avast ye landlubber!

A gruesome band of pirates will be commandeering the WA Maritime Museum to teach ye what it takes to be a truly horrible pirate.

Cap'n your own pirate ship, design a fearsome flag, and arm yer'self with wicked weapons – from cutlasses to cannons.

Discover the rigorous rules and perilous punishments that was a part of life aboard ship, and gather 'round to hear tales of menacing pirate men and women.

Horrible Histories – Pirates: The Exhibition is now open...visit if ye dare.


Tickets

  • The exhibition is open from 9.30am to 5pm.
  • Tickets can be purchased online or at the WA Maritime Museum.
  • Tickets include entry to the Museum.
  • The Museum is shut on Good Friday (30 March) and only open from 1pm to 5pm on ANZAC Day (25 April).

If you need a hand, call the Museum on 1300 134 081 or email tickets@museum.wa.gov.au

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Pricing

Adult $15.00
Concession $12.50 (Students, seniors and health care card holders)
Child (aged 4 - 15) $12.50
Child 3 and under Free
Family - One Time Visit $50.00 (2 Adult + 2 Child or 1 Adult + 3 Child)
Family - Exhibition Season Pass $75.00 (2 Adult + 2 Child or 1 Adult + 3 Child)
Carer Free (WA Companion Card required)
Group 20+* Adult and Child both $10

*This includes all education and school groups.


Ahoy Matey! Pirate Birthday Parties!

Celebrate your child’s birthday with a Pirate Party at the WA Maritime Museum!

Your guests will enjoy a party like no other inside Horrible Histories – Pirates: The Exhibition.

Plus Cicerello’s will make sure that your starving pirates won't go hungry!

For more information, including how to book, visit our Pirate Birthday Party event page.


A Pirate’s Life – Interactive Class Sessions

Join in our special season of pirate mania in May, as we bring buccaneering stories to life!

This fun, interactive session will ask students to question their beliefs about where pirates belong in history, and explore some exciting stories that have nurtured the image of pirates in popular imagination.

This program only runs 21 to 31 May 2018 (excluding 26-27 May).

More information can be found on the WA Maritime Museum education page.


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Caption: Horrible Histories – Pirates: The Exhibition

Image courtesy Scholastic

Getting Here

Google map of Western Australian Museum - Fremantle

Address

Victoria Quay,
Fremantle,
Western Australia,
6160,
Australia

Phone
1300 134 081

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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.

Accessibility
Comprehensive accessibility information about the WA Maritime Museum can be found on the Access WA website.