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Culture & History

Stories from the past

Spend time with the history of the island, discovering the stories from those who came before you. From sunken ships that rest on the ocean floor, to the military structures that were built in defence of Fremantle port; the island's history as a prison for Aboriginal men and boys, and the bodies that lay to rest in the Burial Ground. 
The history of this small island is one that every visitor should spend time getting to know. With a deeper understanding of the land you’re visiting, you can walk with respect and care.
Learn more about the island's history