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The Shipwreck Galleries

Cliff Street | Fremantle, Fremantle, Western Australia 6160, Australia
+61 8 9431 8444
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Cliff Street | Fremantle, Fremantle, Western Australia 6160, Australia
+61 8 9431 8444
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Reviewed today via mobile

We were very surprised by this museum - it had some really interesting stuff on display. The principal draw card has to be the remains of the Batavia hull which has been painstakingly preserved for public display. My engineering mind was drawn to the Xantho...More

Thank James B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited the Shipwreck Gallery and was surprised at just how much history is in the local area. Very interesting place, and excellent value for money

Thank grantsearle
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the many museums in Fremantle worth a visit if just to see the remains of the Batavia one of the better known wrecks there is a lot to see and worth spending time to view all the displays, entry is by...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very large display, from the history of sailing to modern shipwrecks, to the work of identifying them and dating all the items. So big and various, i stayed more than 1h30, a lot more than expected ! It is a free visit, but donations...More

Thank Valewie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This free museum (donation requested only) has a wide ranging display of artefacts retrieved from the very many shipwrecks off the western Australian coast. The presentations are very professional and interesting. Well worth a visit

Thank jon0269
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here to get out of the rain and it was great. The friendly staff gave us a great map and I recommend following the order as the highlight was section 6 which has a massive restored part of a real shipwreck which was amazing....More

Thank Natalie N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Almost every time I'm in Fremantle, I pay this little gem a visit. It's never really anything new, maybe it's just a nostalgia factor for me as I've been going since I was a child. However, there are some interesting pieces and if you're a...More

Thank KrystalR0313
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very well set up displays of artifacts and information. a restoration team has done a great job on numerous items including a engine. helpful staff

Thank sjimm1980
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

great place to spend a bit of time on a rainy day lots to see and do. also quite educational as it shows Australian history

Thank Evan R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting the story about the place and the treasure they have. And it is free just donations The staff is very helpful and even the kids loved it.

Thank Ralf P
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