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Fremantle Arts Centre

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Fremantle Arts Centre works to create an environment which brings people together in the active exploration of cultural ideas. With over 150,000 visitors a year, FAC is one of WA’s most dynamic multi-arts organisations, offering a rich cultural...more
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Fremantle Arts Centre 1 Finnerty St | Fremantle, Fremantle, Western Australia 6160, Australia
+61 8 9432 9555
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Reviewed yesterday

You have to see this please. They had free music every Sunday in the courtyard..excellent. It is such a pretty place and the gallery is great too.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank OpalBin
Reviewed 3 days ago

they offer varying exhibitions, with a strong focus on local talent. every sunday they have a free concert in the afternoon, the cafe offers great food and you will always find some shade.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jurik S
Reviewed 18 November 2018

Enjoyed the exhibits in October, I am not enough of an art buff to critique them exactly. Very modern and young artists to be supported and applauded.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Genepy
Reviewed 12 November 2018

We stumbled across the arts centre on the way back from the war memorial and found some delightful old buildings with cafes and tables set out in a quadrangle. The cafes were well patronised and the food looked good as we passed A little surprise...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank graemem548
Reviewed 2 October 2018

What a beautiful old building, the art exhibition that was on when I was there was mainly aboriginal display and was very good.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kathy B
Reviewed 27 September 2018

We visited the centre and were met by a friendly and extremely knowledgeable adviser who gave all the information we needed. The Roundhouse, Fremantle Markets and a trip to Rottnest Island were highly recommended.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Junoon001
Reviewed 4 September 2018

This building is an example of colonial gothic architecture built by convict labour. The construction commenced in 1861 and opened in 1865. Over the years the building had many uses, from its original purpose as a psychiatric hospital and an “Old Women’s Home”. During WW2...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Graeme T
Reviewed 6 August 2018

I attend Fremantle Arts Centre at least once a year taking classes and workshops. Highly recommended with informative, professional and knowledgeable teachers.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Moody R
Reviewed 10 July 2018

This imposing and beautiful old building, with alleged resident ghost, is home to art galleries now. Take a stroll and enjoy a cuppa or lunch in the walled garden.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank I H
Reviewed 24 June 2018

A tour of this Iconic building is a must when in Fremantle. The free Fremantle Bus runs past this building every 15 to 20 minutes. It has a great cafe for you to have breakfast or lunch daily and gift shop. Great bands perform there...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Rina M
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