WA Maritime Museum

Stories of bravery, war, peace, sacrifice, weapons and naval defence are showcased in this gallery. This exhibition explores the role of naval defence in protecting Australia’s interests, the Royal Australian Navy's post war role, and the strategic importance of Fremantle.

The exhibition is bought alive with WW1 Tenix AE2 submarine conning tower and Sleeping Beauty replicas.

Missiles from the Naval Defence exhibition

Naval Defence

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Getting Here

Google map of Western Australian Museum - Fremantle


Victoria Quay,
Western Australia,

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.

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