Afternoon Theatrical Performances
There will be four performances held around the Penitentiary each day from Friday – Tuesday until April 18. In each performance you will meet historical characters from Port Arthur and hear more about their lives at the settlement.
Old Thompson 2:30pm
Doctor Brownell 3:10pm
Linus Miller 3:45pm
The Commandant 4:25pm
Between 11:30am-1pm and 1:30-2:30pm each day, you can drop in to the Education Centre (The Accountant’s House) to try your hand at traditional crafts and design, Children can make their own Port Arthur peg doll, design and make a convict love token or temporary convict tattoo, or discover the art of letter writing and wax sealing.
In addition to our scheduled activities you can also challenge your friends to a game or quoits or croquet on the lawn, or discover more stories about Port Arthur through our collection of books, magazines, activity pages and colouring sheets.
8- 21 April, Daily
11:30am-1pm and 1:30-2:30pm in the Accountant’s House
See the full timetable of activities in the program below.
Refreshments at the Visiting Magistrate’s House
Enjoy a wine or beer, tea or coffee and light refreshments including Devonshire Tea in this nineteenth century home, which was once occupied by some of the settlement’s most important dignitaries. Premium Tasmanian beers and wines will be available for purchase.
Available until 18 April, except Saturdays
11:30am – 4:30pm in the Visiting Magistrate’s House