Statue of former member for Fremantle and WWII Labor prime minister of Australia, John Curtin.

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby Fremantle attractions

1. Town Hall

0.01 MILES

Opened on Queen Victoria's jubilee in 1887.

2. Pietro Porcelli Statue

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Renowned Italian sculptor Pietro Porcelli (1872–1943) is responsible for many works around WA. This piece by fellow sculptor Greg James depicts him making…

4. Fremantle Markets

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Originally opened in 1897, these colourful markets were reopened in 1975 and today draw slow-moving crowds combing over souvenirs. A few younger designers…

5. PS Arts Space

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Independent WA artists display often-challenging work in this repurposed heritage warehouse. Occasional events, including pop-up opera, fashion shows and…

6. Fremantle Train Station

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Built from Donnybrook sandstone in 1907; no one can say why the swans are white (rather than black), given that only black swans exist in WA.

8. Fremantle Prison

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With its forbidding 5m-high walls, the old convict-era prison dominates Fremantle. Various daytime tours explore the jail's maximum-security past, give…