The cover of People of Port Arthur – an education resource about convict history

People of Port Arthur, one of the teaching resources available from the Port Arthur Historic Sites website.

Classroom Resources

Here you will find everything you need to uncover the history of Port Arthur in the classroom.

The Port Arthur Historic Site has an on-site Education Centre and a full time, qualified Education Officer.

In addition to our onsite activities, we offer a range of resources for use in the classroom. These resources have been created specifically for use when studying Port Arthur, convicts and transportation.

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Classroom resources

Learn about the people who once lived here, uncover interesting facts about the convict past, select a lesson or unit plan or simply print out our suggested resources list. For lesson plans and resources specific to our on-site activities, see the on-site activities page.