Naval Defence Gallery

Long Term Exhibition | Updated 3 months ago

"A long shot of the Naval Defence gallery. In the foreground are large missiles used during wartime."
Caption: A view of the Naval Defence gallery.
Image copyright Western Australian Museum

War, peace, bravery and sacrifice. In this gallery visitors learn the important role of naval defence in protecting Australia's interests and the strategic importance of Fremantle as a marine base.

Feature objects include a World War One Tenix AE2 submarine conning tower, naval weaponry and a replica of an underwater Motorised Submersible Canoe known as a Sleeping Beauty.