Australian Army Museum of Western Australia   Facilities and Special Events Hire.

The Australian Army Museum of Western Australia is located in the heritage-listed precinct of the Artillery Barracks at Burt Street in Fremantle. Built between 1910 and 1913, the historic barracks housed the permanent garrison artillerymen.

The museum, established in 1977, does not receive any government funding and relies on entry fees, fundraising events, donations/bequests and facilities hire for the day-to-day running of the museum.’

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The precinct’s facilities are available for hire for regular meetings or special events. Facilities include a conference room, the Officers’ Mess, kitchen/bar and barbecue facilities, meeting rooms, large onsite parking and access to the museum’s galleries for tours. The Parade Ground provides an ideal space for concerts, displays or exhibition settings.

The Army Museum is a regional museum of the Australian Army History Unit network of museums throughout Australia and is managed by Army reservists and assisted by volunteers. It is supported by the Army Museum of Western Australia Foundation which is a not-for-profit company.

The museum has six established galleries and a static display of vehicles and other military hardware located on the parade ground and in adjacent buildings. In addition to the public displays of army memorabilia and artefacts, are a wide range of items of significance.


The Conference Room accommodates up to 100 people in airconditioned comfort. It is equipped with a lectern, speaker and wall-mounted screen for presentations via a laptop. A kitchen/bar area located at the rear of the room facilitates the serving of light refreshments.

 PARADE GROUND                          

The Parade Ground provides ample, onsite parking for meetings and events. Due to its size, it is also an ideal location for shows or exhibitions in which large displays can showcased.

OFFICERS’ MESS                           

The Officers’ Mess provides an ideal setting for functions with a self-contained kitchen, including an oven, urn and food preparation area. There is also a bar area for serving beverages, along with various rooms suitable for holding meetings.


Gas barbecues, along with outdoor tables and chairs, are available for those wishing to hold events in an outdoor settings.

Bookings & Enquiries

For more information or to make a booking, please contact the museum at or phone [08] 9430 2535.