Fremantle Arts Centre

This magnificent limestone building, with its steeply pitched roofs and Gothic arches, was also built by convicts. The colony’s first lunatic asylum, it is now home to an informative display on the history of Fremantle, contemporary art exhibitions, an excellent cafe, a craft shop with a range of wares made by Western Australian artists, a ghost walk and a garden. 1 Finnerty St; (08) 9432 9555; open 10am–5pm daily; admission free.

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