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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.

  • Conserving our Penitentiary

    The engineering project at Port Arthur’s Penitentiary to ensure its survival for future generations is nearing completion.

Services

Latest News

Volendam makes maiden visit to Port Arthur

26/11/2014

A commemorative plaque mounted on a convict brick was presented to the Captain of MS Volendam to mark her maiden visit to the Port Arthur Historic Site on Thursday 20 November, 2014.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

New signs and technology help visitors at Port Arthur

20/08/2014

New signs and technology are helping visitors find their way and connect with history at the Port Arthur Historic Site.Continue Reading