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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.

  • A summer of family fun

    This summer, Port Arthur has a range of great activities that allow visitors to get up close and personal with some of the stories of site’s past.

  • Wooden Boat Festival

    Join us Quayside at Port Arthur during the 2015 Australian Wooden Boat Festival for a very special celebration of the timber trading vessels that once plied Tasmania's coastal waters

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Latest News

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