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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

    We are currently undertaking major works on the Penitentiary. Find out more about this building's significance and how it is being conserved for future generations.

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Latest News

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

WWI Honour Roll unveiled at Port Arthur

11/11/2014

A hand-crafted honour-roll commemorating men from the Port Arthur area who served during the First World War is on display in its original home at the Port Arthur Historic Site following the negotiation of a long-term loan from the Tasman Council.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