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Experiences

  • 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.

  • Join the fun at Port Arthur this Easter

    Plays, family activities and much more fun is on offer at Port Arthur these Easter holidays.

  • 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.

Services

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Latest News

Arthur Highway Roadworks

04/03/2014

Several sections of the Arthur Highway between Sorell and Port Arthur are having major road works done. This may lead to short delays in your journey, so please allow a bit more time.Continue Reading

Venue change for next Port Arthur Talk

14/04/2014

Come along to the next Port Arthur Talk to find out what is involved in saving one of Tasmania's most recognisable built structures so that it will be available to be visited and studied for generations to come. This talk will be held in the Asylum Hall.Continue Reading

New members sought for Port Arthur community consultative committee

02/04/2014

The Board of the Port Arthur Historic Site Management Authority is calling for nominations from interested individuals or representatives of groups who wish to contribute to the management and conservation of the Port Arthur and Coal Mines Historic Sites.Continue Reading

Port Arthur strengthens links with Chinese heritage site

01/04/2014

On the back of rapidly growing tourist visitation, cultural links between Tasmania and China are being further strengthened this month as part of an ongoing relationship that started nearly a decade ago.Continue Reading