The Shipwreck Galleries, Fremantle

4.7
Take a tour through Western Australian maritime history as you explore vessels salvaged from the sea at the The Shipwreck Galleries. This museum is recognized as the foremost maritime archaeology museum in the Southern Hemisphere. See relics, such as cannons, hulls, and engines, from shipwrecks, dating back to the 17th century. Keep an eye out for the original Dutch vessel Batavia, which sank off the coast of Western Australia in 1629. Convicts built the museum in the 1850s, and today it sits in the heart of Fremantle's historic West End. Make The Shipwreck Galleries a part of your Fremantle vacation plans using our Fremantle attractions planner .
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  • Yes it’s free just as well small with some good artefacts. More staff than visitors. Definitely not a must do just a time filler.  more »
  • If you really take the time to read everything, watch the videos and digest the information, it can take anything from half a day to a full day. It's amazing that entry fee is only a donation and you ...  more »

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