We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Shipwreck Galleries

Cliff Street | Fremantle, Fremantle, Western Australia 6160, Australia
+61 8 9431 8444
Book In Advance
More Info
and up
Fremantle Self-Guided Audio Tour
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information ›
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good35%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“wa coast” (25 reviews)
“free admission” (12 reviews)
Cliff Street | Fremantle, Fremantle, Western Australia 6160, Australia
+61 8 9431 8444
Write a Review
Reviews (732)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 683 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Being from New Zealand we tend to have a limited appreciation of both our and Australia’s history. Putting aside the fact the Aborogine population had been established for at least 50,000 years prior to European settlement was the involvement the Dutch had for a couple...More

Thank Bill N
Reviewed 5 days ago

An interesting place to wander and look at the rare finds. A nice stop to relax and learn about the history of WA.

Thank Margbickham
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a nice place to catch up on the history of the Dutch ships that discovered and visited Australia. It won’t take you very long to visit but it’s an hour well spent. Entry is free but they ask for a donation (recommended $5.00)

Thank 20FOR7
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the better museums I've visited. I believe this because most of the history in Australia comes from the early settlers who came to the east coast. This museum concentrates on the ship wrecks and early explorer's from the 1600's and 1700's who passed...More

Thank Europahol
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The museum is about the history of the Batavia and other Dutch shipwrecks. Coins, canons and pottery are on display. You don't have to buy an entrance ticket, so I can definitely recommend to have a quick look

Thank ruthvdbelt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Outstanding presentation of the wreck of the Batavia and associated artifacts with detailed historical background and information on early Dutch ships off Western Australia.

Thank SocialAmbulator
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you love the sea and love to hear how someone's life was worse than yours...you came to the right place. A first class museum, modern, informative and beautifully displayed shares the stories of those who braved the long adjuis journey that gave you free...More

Thank Bross24
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this place is located near bather beach. great place to visit with family, friends or group. there are so many beautiful spot around the museum. overall it was a nice visit

Thank Vivian L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

well presented museum, of special interest was the Batavia shipwreck and remains of a ship that had been submerged for many years.

Thank lintom404
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to visit alongside with the Round House nearby. Free admission, gold coins donation is welcome. The shipwreck artefacts collections here is amazing, especially the giant size anchor and the relics of the Batavia, it's pretty interesting to see it upclose. The engine they...More

Thank Forevermui
Nearby Restaurants
Little Creatures
2,387 reviews
.27 km away
Moore & Moore Cafe
414 reviews
.22 km away
Bread in Common
882 reviews
.28 km away
643 reviews
.13 km away
Nearby Attractions
Little Creatures
704 reviews
.26 km away
Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour
589 reviews
.17 km away
The Fremantle Round House
506 reviews
.19 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from The Shipwreck Galleries staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines