WA Shipwrecks Museum - WA

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  Gallery,Museum

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DEG: -32.057087 115.742567
DMS: 32º 03' 25.51" S 115º 44' 33.25" E
UTM: 50 H 6452545mN 381298mE
Altitude: 4.21m

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Address & Contact

Cliff Street
Fremantle WA 6160
Phone: +61 8 9431 8413
Email: reception@museum.wa.gov.au
Web: https://visit.museum.wa.gov.au/shipwrecks

Information

The WA Shipwrecks Museum is internationally recognised for its contributions to maritime archaeology and shipwreck conservation.Journey through its galleries to learn about Western Australia’s treacherous coast, first European encounters, the riches of maritime trade and one of the deadliest mutinies in known history.Located on Whadjuk Nyoongar land, the Museum is housed inside Fremantle’s historic Commissariat buildings. Originally built to store the food, clothing and building supplies of the Swan River colony, these buildings are among the first Western Australian sites built using convict labour.With the creation of the Commonwealth Historic Shipwrecks Act 1976, the Western Australian Museum became the delegated authority for management of Commonwealth historic shipwrecks and relics in Western Australia.As a result, the State Government funded the conversion of the heritage Commissariat Buildings into what is now known as the WA Shipwrecks Museum. It opened to the public in 1979.Open Daily9.30am – 5pmANZAC DAY 1.00pm – 5.00pmClosed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Day and Good FridayAdmission - Free Entry. Suggested donation $5
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Closest Weather Station

Swanbourne at 23/06:00am WST
Distance from WA Shipwrecks Museum 11.4km N
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
12.3°C8.1°C65%5.9°ChPa0.0mmSE17km/hr
9knots
28km/hr
15knots

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Swanbourne
Distance from WA Shipwrecks Museum 11.4km N
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C29.630.429.025.322.319.318.318.719.722.025.227.9
Mean Min. °C18.118.617.415.112.610.69.69.910.912.114.616.5
Mean Rain mm16.16.922.338.291.0126.8145.8113.081.042.225.712.9

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