WA Maritime Museum houses a notable collection of historic objects and boats, including the winged-keel Australia II, which won the America's Cup in 1983. The museum presents a full history of marine activity on the Western Australian coast and offers tours of HMAS Ovens, a retired Oberon-class submarine, one of the site's most popular attractions. The Museum houses several galleries that explore WA's maritime relationship and features temporary exhibitions, including museum exclusives, world premieres, and national and international tours. Find out how to plan Fremantle trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.
WA Maritime Museum Reviews
A good display of the maritime history of WA and all things nautical, well worth a visit. Easy to access with the RedCat bus. more »
A very good small maritime museum with lots to see . A must if you want to see the americas Cup, Australia 11 and the winged keel. Exhibits are well maintained and well set out. The amenities were cle... more »
I enjoyed the permanent exhibition. I like the history that was described throughout the museum and the info about the area. They have plenty of stuff for kids to do too. Lots of play areas and additional fun for young kids, like craft and construction activities. The silent disco was awesome. Lots of fun.
The permanent diaplays were as amazing and as interesting as I remember when it first opened. Our daughter loved the virtual aquarium as it reminded her of Melbourne aquarium! Loved the walk-in reef theatre room too.
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