Shipwreck Galleries Education Resources

A child being presented with a live frog

FrogWatch at the WA Museum
Image copyright WA Museum 

Plan your Excursion

Download the Excursion Management Plan and Certificate of Currency here:

Excursion Management Plan 2017

Excursion Options

Option 1: Facilitated Programs

These are led by Education Officers. Bookings are essential and places are limited.

Program Costs (Payment required prior to date of visit):

1-34 students $160 - $200 per session (GST inclusive)

View our Cancellation Policy.

Option 2: Self-guided Activities

Explore the Museum at your own pace. Consider borrowing one of our self-guided activities, for example a Discovery Bag, or use resources from our website.
Bookings are essential and places are limited.

Adult supervision

The Western Australian Museum requires the following supervision ratios, with a mandatory minimum of 2 supervisors per school supervisory team.

  • Years K-2, minimum 1 adult to 6 students
  • Years 3-10, minimum 1 adult to 10 students
  • Years 11-12 (Museum only visit) minimum 1 supervisor with the group

The responsibility of children remains with the teaching staff from the visiting school or educational organisation. Please ensure that your adult supervisor is aware of their role in regards to the behaviour and safety of your students.

Make a booking

Phone: 1300 134 081
Please refer to our website for information and resources relating to school excursions:


Transport arrangements are the responsibility of the school.

Drop-off and pick-up bays are available at the end of Marine Terrace, next to Esplanade Park. Please contact the City of Fremantle regarding long term bus parking.

About the Museum

The Western Australian Museum – Shipwreck Galleries is located within Fremantle’s historic West End precinct. The Shipwreck Galleries is recognised as one of the most important maritime archaeology museums in the southern hemisphere.

Museum environment and location

Western Australian Museum – Shipwreck Galleries
Cliff Street, Fremantle

Visit our website for more information on our Research areas, Online Exhibitions and to view our range of resources.