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As Eye See It Photographic Exhibition

The As Eye See It Photographic Exhibition, coordinated by the Department of Communities, offers the opportunity for young people living in care in Western Australia to express what is important to them through photography. Participants were given a camera and encouraged to take four photographs of things which hold a special significance for them. The collection of photographs aims to raise awareness about what it means to live in out-of-home care and provides an insight into the worlds of these young people. Visit the free exhibition at the WA Shipwrecks Museum, 45 Cliff Street, Fremantle from 31 August – 14…

French Explorers in WA

You are invited to view two exquisite exhibitions that celebrate Western Australia’s French connections. The Art of Science: Baudin's Voyagers 1800-1804 For the first time since they were completed over 200 years ago this exhibition brings original paintings and drawings from the Museum of Natural History in Le Havre, France to Australia. Baudin’s ships, Géographe and Naturaliste embarked from Le Havre in October 1800 carrying an impressive group of scientists. Lavishly funded by Napoléon Bonaparte, their agenda was the discovery and study of natural sciences, underpinned by the emergence of new ideas and philosophies of reason. Never seen before in Australia,…

Transportation Exhibition

In commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the arrival of the Hougoumont, the last convict ship to arrive in Australia, Fremantle Prison’s new exhibition Transportation examines the forced migration of convicts from Britain to Australia in the 18th and 19th centuries. Transportation presents the stories of men, women and children forcibly sent to convict sites around Australia, exploring the social tragedy of the convict system as a whole as well as individual stories of personal achievement. Exhibiting convict material from the Mitchell Library (State Library of New South Wales), Western Australian Museum and the Prison’s own collection, Transportation demonstrates the impact…

The Antarctica Experience | Virtual Reality Adventure

Few are fortunate enough to travel to Antarctica. Even fewer experience what it is like to live there.That's all about to change. A unique opportunity to explore a day in the life of Antarctic scientists as they research this mysterious continent and the effects of climate change. This is the first documentary of its kind, filmed in Antarctica in 2018 in spectacular 360-degrees with 4K, high-resolution images. You will see first-hand the work that goes into understanding climate change, managing eco-systems, researching sustainability and conserving wildlife. Along the way you will: Explore Antarctica from a helicopter cockpit, even landing on…

Fremantle Round House - 1pm cannon firing

Discover WA’s oldest public building . Find out what the ‘curfew bell’ was used for, how many cells the Round House had in the 1800s, and maybe even get locked up in our stock and pillory! At 1pm (sharp) each day, join us as we fire the cannon and lower the time ball on the Gun Deck next to the Round House. Visitors are welcome to be our ‘Honorary Gunner’ of the day and we accept advance bookings via the Round House website to avoid disappointment - so come and celebrate an anniversary, a birthday, or 'just because'! The Round House is open…

Take a break...kids on us

Why do they need dinner every single night?  It’s time to take a break, Mum, with this great Perth dining special. Bring your family to the Atrium Garden Restaurant in Fremantle for a delicious buffet lunch or dinner this weekend and the kids are on us*! There’s food for the whole family to enjoy with fresh seafood and salads, tasty hot dishes, Chef’s carvery and dessert galore. Your kids will be happy and fed, so you can relax and enjoy a great meal. Open for all-you-can-eat lunch Saturdays and Sundays, and dinner Friday to Sunday. Adults $55 per person, kids under…

Wildlife Zoo at the Markets

We love having West Oz Wildlife, one of Perth’s leading wildlife petting zoos, at Fremantle Markets. They provide a rare opportunity to get up close and personal with native Australian animals such as koalas, snakes & dingoes. You can usually only glimpse such animals amidst big crowds in larger reserves or zoos. Our Wildlife Zoo offers a more intimate approach, allowing both children and adults to experience these animals in a smaller and more relaxed setting. Entry by Gold Coin Donation. Don't forget your camera!

Stamping Art Class

Learn the Fun and Easy ways to decorate and create designs on nails, hairclips,glass wares, jewellery,phone covers, book marks etc by stamping method.   

Bib Tucker Trades Buckets or Babycinos

This coming spring school holidays the team at Bib & Tucker are taking a stand against rubbish by offering families the opportunity to trade in a bucket of litter from the beach in return for a complimentary babycino and a muffin for each child who fills a bucket and complimentary coffee for mum or dad if they fill a bucket also! Bib & Tucker believes in getting young beach lovers involved early by educating them about the importance of keeping Western Australia’s pristine beaches and waterways free of rubbish. According to the University of Plymouth ingestion of man-made debris and…

Buy one ice cream get one free

Come down to The Raw Kitchen this spring school holidays and receive a free serve of ice cream for your kids if you buy one. Choose from 4 delicious flavours - 100% dairy, sugar & egg free. The offer is valid for kids under 14. 

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School holidays

Fremantle story is the best website to find out what’s on in Fremantle during the school holidays. Whether you are looking for things to do in Freo for kids, what to do today or Fremantle attractions, Fremantle story brings together a full list of events, courses, performances and workshops including City of Fremantle events, Spare Parts Puppet Theatre shows or workshops at Esplanade Youth Plaza that will keep the kids busy during the school holidays.