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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, Western Australia 6160, Australia
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The Fremantle Arts Centre is located in a heritage building with an interesting history; the grounds are beautiful with old shady trees and seating available and used by the public; the exhibition spaces are well curated and make good use of the available space in...More
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
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.
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