Contact Details

The Literature Centre Inc.
(formerly Fremantle Children’s Literature Centre Inc.)
Address Old Prison Hospital, Corner Knutsford Street and Hampton Road, Fremantle WA 6160
Postal Address PO Box 109, Fremantle WA 6959
Telephone (08) 9430 6869

Centre Staff

For staff information and contact details, please see Our Staff

Opening Hours

The Literature Centre operates during school terms, Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5pm. Please ensure all courier deliveries to the Centre are scheduled during this time. During school holidays, please leave a message or email and we'll get back to you.


Limited street parking is available. For excursions, school buses are permitted to drop off and pick-up students at the entrance gate of The Literature Centre but are not permitted to park.

For events, the closest carpark (paid) can be found in the Parry Street carpark near the front entrance of the Old Fremantle Prison. Occasionally, the grassed area of Hampton Road accessible near Centre's gate is available for free event parking. Check for event specific signage.


Further Information

The Centre is housed in the Old Prison Hospital of the Fremantle Prison - a World Heritage-listed site. All visitors are asked to respect the heritage of these surroundings, and take care when walking in and around the Centre.

The Centre has disabled access (via ramp) at the entrance gate, and a disabled toilet.

The Literature Centre Inc. is a not-for-profit organisation. ABN: 87 223 138 605