Venue change for next Port Arthur Talk
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.
Port Arthur strengthens links with Chinese heritage site
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.
Audio tour app reveals Port Arthur's amazing stories
The Port Arthur Historic Site, home of arguably Australia's most recognisable reminders of its 19th century convict origins, has taken another step forward into the 21st century, with the launch of its new audio tour app.
Major engineering project underway at Port Arthur landmark
One of Tasmania's most recognisable landmarks, the Penitentiary at Port Arthur, is being conserved in an engineering project costing more than $7million.
Tasmania Shines at Qantas Australian Tourism Awards
The Port Arthur Historic Site is delighted to be among eight of Tasmania's leading tourism experiences to be placed in the top three of their categories at the Qantas National Tourism Awards. Port Arthur Historic Site won bronze in Heritage and Culture.
Port Arthur celebrating a very Chinese new year
As the sun rises on the lunar new year this Friday, the Port Arthur Historic Site Management Authority (PAHSMA) is celebrating record visitor numbers from China.
Record breaking day for Port Arthur
The World Heritage Listed Port Arthur Historic Site recorded the highest visitor numbers on record yesterday. Between visitors by land and by sea, a total of 3814 broke the recent record of December 2013 by over 1100.
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