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  • Spooky Men at Port Arthur

    Acclaimed male vocal ensemble the Spooky Men's Chorale will perform at the Port Arthur Historic Site this July.

  • 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.

  • Paranormal Investigations

    Join us, if you dare, for our monthly, late-night, adults-only paranormal investigation experience and hunt for ghosts at Port Arthur...

  • 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.


Latest News

Female Factory lives recalled on playing cards


The little-known stories of Tasmania's convict women are being recalled from the past in a new publication launched at the Cascades Female Factory Historic Site in South Hobart.Continue Reading

Port Arthur Historic Sites celebrating TripAdvisor plaudits


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

Felons Bistro Temporary Closure


Felons Bistro at the Port Arthur Historic Site will be closed July 19 - August 4 2014 for maintenance work.Continue Reading

Port Arthur's cruise ship tender jetty now operational


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