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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.

  • Exotic Garden Exhibition

    An exhibition of original botanical illustrations and stories related to the historic gardens of Port Arthur

  • Calls Across the Island

    This special event at the Coal Mines on Sunday 29 March is presented as part of the Tasmanian International Arts Festival and features live music by performer Linsey Pollack.

Services

Latest News

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

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

Port Arthur honoured at Tasmanian Tourism Awards

11/11/2014

Staff at the Port Arthur are honoured at the Historic Site having been named Tasmania's best Major Tourism Attraction for the fourth consecutive year in the Tasmanian Tourism Awards announced in Hobart last Friday.Continue Reading

China UnionPay now accepted at Port Arthur Historic Sites

25/09/2013

The Port Arthur Historic Sites are now able to accept payment via China UnionPay at our sales points, including Ticketing, Gift Shop, Cafes and Bistro, and at the Cascades Female Factory.Continue Reading