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Dive into the fascinating history of Australia’s oldest shipwrecks.

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Open Daily

9.30am – 5pm
ANZAC Day 1pm - 5pm

Closed Good Friday, Christmas Day, New Years's Day and Good Friday

Free Entry

Suggested donation $5

Take part in WA Shipwreck Museum's 2022 Summer Holiday activities! There’s always something new to learn for everyone in the family.

Find our favourite picks for these School Holidays, as well as, everything you need to get organised all in one spot!

Walk-up entry is available — no booking required! However, you may experience a wait time during busy periods such as weekends.

Please scroll down to see our top picks from WA Shipwrecks Museum.

Our picks

Wooden Boat Building Workshops @ WA museum Shipwrecks

Wooden Boat Building Workshops

Monday 17 January - Friday 21 January 2022 | 10.30am - 12.30pm

Take the ‘build-a-boat’ challenge to create a floating sculpture that can let your imagination set sail.

Join renowned Fremantle artist Sandy McKendrick for a workshop where you can craft your and decorate your own wooden boat from recycled wood and other materials.

$10 per participant (for materials). Booking are essential, places limited

Pirates!! A Choose-Your-Own-Adventure Story @ WA museum Shipwrecks

Pirates!! A Choose-Your-Own-Adventure Story

Wednesday 19 Jan - Thursday 20 Jan 2022 | 10.30am - 11am

Friday 21 Jan - Sunday 23 Jan 2022 | 2.30pm - 3pm

Through a wonderful world of imagination, be prepared for these captains to take you on a rollicking, fun-filled adventure throughout the WA Shipwrecks Museum in search of hidden treasure! Real maps, real swords, real treasure — real fun.

Pay-as-you-feel donation

Treasure of the Golden Dragon! @ WA museum Shipwrecks

Treasure of the Golden Dragon!

Monday 3 January - Friday 21 January 2022 |
10am - 2pm

While you're here keeping an eye out for scallywags, create your own message-in-a-bottle with glass painting pens to decorate (complete with your secret message to set afloat across the seas) and listen to some swashbuckling pirate tales in our storytelling sessions.

$2 per participant for each message-in-a-bottle created
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WA museum shipwrecks

Open Daily

9.30am – 5pm
ANZAC Day 1pm - 5pm

Closed Good Friday, Christmas Day, New Year's Day and Good Friday

Free Entry

Suggested donation $5

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