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Experiences

  • Bearing Witness

    We are thrilled to announce a very special theatrical performance, coming to Port Arthur Historic Site for one night only.

  • 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.

  • ACO2 returns to Port Arthur

    The internationally acclaimed ACO2 returns to Port Arthur for a concert of Scandinavian music this November.

  • 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.

Services

All the staff have been exceptional... visitor comment, 25/07/2011

Latest News

Port Arthur steels itself for restabilisation

24/09/2014

Port Arthur's most emblematic ruin, the Penitentiary has been the focus of major conservation works for the better part of 2014.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

Port Arthur Historic Sites celebrating TripAdvisor plaudits

10/07/2014

The Port Arthur Historic Site Management Authority (PAHSMA) is celebrating a clutch of Certificates for Excellence bestowed by the influential travel review website TripAdvisor.Continue Reading

Port Arthur's cruise ship tender jetty now operational

30/04/2014

A new jetty facility specifically designed for cruise ship tender vessels is expected to increase the already growing number of cruise ships calling directly at the Port Arthur Historic Site as part of their Tasmanian cruise itineraries.Continue Reading