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Unlocking the botanical journeys leading to Port Arthur

02/02/2015

An exhibition of botanical art now showing at the Port Arthur Historic Site illustrates the journeys of many of the plants that have grown in its gardens.Continue Reading

Port Arthur bookings and travel advice at Brooke Street Pier

27/01/2015

Visitors to Hobart can now book their tickets to the Port Arthur Historic Sites, as well as obtain travel advice, accommodation bookings and itinerary suggestions, at the new Brooke Street Pier.Continue Reading

Port Arthur Penitentiary's future assured

22/01/2015

Tasmanian Premier Will Hodgman has joined Federal Heritage Minister Greg Hunt and State Heritage Minister Matthew Groom, along with PAHSMA Chair Professor Sharon Sullivan to formally re-open Port Arthur's Penitentiary following major conservation.Continue Reading

Cruise ship contributes to bumper visitor numbers at Port Arthur

08/01/2015

Despite some drizzle, it's been a bumper day here at Port Arthur.Continue Reading

Chinese website helps attract visitors to Port Arthur

13/11/2014

The Port Arthur Historic Site Management Authority (PAHSMA) has launched a Chinese language website to help promote the Port Arthur Historic Site in the rapidly growing Chinese market.Continue Reading

Port Arthur honoured at Tasmanian Tourism Awards

11/11/2014

Staff at the Port Arthur are honoured at the Historic Site having been named Tasmania's best Major Tourism Attraction for the fourth consecutive year in the Tasmanian Tourism Awards announced in Hobart last Friday.Continue Reading

China UnionPay now accepted at Port Arthur Historic Sites

25/09/2013

The Port Arthur Historic Sites are now able to accept payment via China UnionPay at our sales points, including Ticketing, Gift Shop, Cafes and Bistro, and at the Cascades Female Factory.Continue Reading

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