WA Shipwrecks Museum

Where: Cliff Street, Fremantle, WA
Email Address: freorcpt@museum.wa.gov.au
Phone: 08 9431 8469
Website: http://museum.wa.gov.au/museums/shipwrecks

The Western Australian Museum, Shipwrecks GalleriesThe WA Shipwrecks Museum is recognised as the foremost maritime archaeology museum in the southern hemisphere.

The Museum is housed in 1850s-era Commissariat building and has since been restored to its historic glory. Steeped in history, the galleries house hundreds of relics from ships wrecked along WA’s treacherous coastline, including the original timbers from the Batavia (wrecked in 1629), the de Vlamingh plate, and also countless artefacts from the Dutch shipwrecks Zuytdorp, Zeewijk and Vergulde Draeck.

Opening times

Open daily: 9.30 am – 5.00 pm
Open ANZAC Day 1.00 pm – 5.00 pm
Closed: Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year’s Day and Good Friday.


Free entry (suggested donation $5)

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