Army Museum of Western Australia Foundation

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Identifier

daa/402

Authorized form of name

Army Museum of Western Australia Foundation

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Administrator

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Address

Street address

Artillery Barracks, Burt Street, Fremantle, WA 6160

Postal address:
As above

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Telephone

(08) 9335-2077; Bookings (08) 9430-2536

Fax

(08) 9430-2519

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Description area

History

Geographical and cultural context

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Administrative structure

Officer in charge: Curator

Records management and collecting policies

The museum is the largest military museum in the country outside of the Australian War Memorial. Exhibits range from pre-federation to Somalia. The museum is housed in the historic Fremantle Artillery Barracks built in 1902.

Buildings

Holdings

Site is within a heritage precinct in the port city of Fremantle, buildings opened in 1911 and 1913. Presently housing the Western Australian University Regiment, the barracks has been an ongoing defence establishement since opening. Collection includes a large vehicle section and a range of galleries pertaining to Western Australia's military and domestic involvement since the colonial, pre 1900 period. Includes the Great War, WW2, Korean conflict, and up to Vietnam War and peace-keeping forces since.

Finding aids, guides and publications

Access area

Opening times

Open Sat & Sun 12:30-4:30pm, Wed 11am-3pm. Medal mounting; individual records research, especially World War I and World War II; bookshop and refreshments.

Access conditions and requirements

Wheelchair access throughout Museum. Access to records/archives available during open hours, prior notice appreciated for extensive searches.

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Research services

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Public areas

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Access points

Access Points

  • Clipboard

Primary contact

Artillery Barracks, Burt Street, Fremantle, WA 6160 Postal address: As above