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Top Choice Historic Building in Fremantle

Fremantle Prison

With its foreboding 5m-high walls, the old convict-era prison still dominates Fremantle. Daytime tour options include the Doing Time Tour taking in the kitchens, men's cells and solitary-confinement cells. The Great…
Top Choice Museum in Fremantle

Western Australian Museum – Maritime

Housed in an intriguing sail-shaped building on the harbour, just west of the city centre, the Maritime museum is a fascinating exploration of WA's relationship with the ocean. Well-presented displays range from yac…
Top Choice Museum in Fremantle

Western Australian Museum – Shipwreck Galleries

Located within an 1852 commissariat store, the Shipwreck Galleries are considered the finest display of maritime archaeology in the southern hemisphere. The highlight is the Batavia Gallery, where a section of the h…
Top Choice Bistro in Fremantle

Bread in Common

Be initially lured by the comforting aroma of the inhouse bakery, before staying on for cheese and charcuterie platters, or larger dishes such as chargrilled chicken with corn, ginger and coriander. There's an equal…
Bistro in Fremantle

Public & Co

Around 2.5km from central Fremantle, Public & Co is worth the journey for a relaxed meal in this spacious and airy corner bungalow. Shared plates – most with a Med or Asian spin – wood-fired pizza and top-notch …
Pub Food in Fremantle

Little Creatures

Little Creatures is classic Freo: harbour views, fantastic brews (made on the premises) and excellent food. In a cavernous converted boatshed overlooking the harbour, it can get chaotic at times, but a signature Pal…
Maps in Fremantle

Chart & Map Shop

Maps and travel guides.
Books in Fremantle

New Edition

Recently relocated to a sunny corner location, and still a bookworm's dream with comfy armchairs for browsing.
Gallery in Fremantle

Fremantle Arts Centre

An impressive neo-Gothic building surrounded by lovely elm-shaded gardens, the Fremantle Arts Centre was constructed by convict labourers as a lunatic asylum in the 1860s. Saved from demolition in the 1960s, it hous…
Historic Building in Fremantle

Round House

Built from 1830 to 1831, this 12-sided stone prison is WA's oldest surviving building. It was the site of the colony's first hangings, and was later used for holding Aboriginal people before they were taken to Rottn…