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Experiences

  • Try ghost-hunting

    Come and have a go at hunting for ghosts and other phenomena during one of our monthly paranormal investigations at Port Arthur.

  • World Heritage

    The Port Arthur, Coal Mines and Cascades Female Factory Historic Sites are three of eleven sites that form the Australian Convict Sites World Heritage Property.

  • ACO2 returns to Port Arthur

    The internationally acclaimed ACO2 returns to Port Arthur for a concert of Scandinavian music this November.

  • Conserving our Penitentiary

    We are currently undertaking major works on the Penitentiary. Find out more about this building's significance and how it is being conserved for future generations.

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Latest News

Port Arthur and Female Factory finalsits in Tasmanian Tourism Awards

20/10/2014

The Port Arthur Historic Site and Cascades Female Factory Historic Site are both finalists in the 2014 Tasmanian Tourism Awards, to be announced in Hobart in November.Continue Reading

New signs and technology help visitors at Port Arthur

20/08/2014

New signs and technology are helping visitors find their way and connect with history at the Port Arthur Historic Site.Continue Reading

Port Arthur Historic Sites celebrating TripAdvisor plaudits

10/07/2014

The Port Arthur Historic Site Management Authority (PAHSMA) is celebrating a clutch of Certificates for Excellence bestowed by the influential travel review website TripAdvisor.Continue Reading

Port Arthur's cruise ship tender jetty now operational

30/04/2014

A new jetty facility specifically designed for cruise ship tender vessels is expected to increase the already growing number of cruise ships calling directly at the Port Arthur Historic Site as part of their Tasmanian cruise itineraries.Continue Reading