Port Arthur Audio Experience
Included with every site entry ticket to Port Arthur is the Port Arthur Audio Experience – a fascinating introduction to Port Arthur, its people and its past.
This self-guided audio experience can be downloaded as a podcast and provides an overview of the most significant landmarks, characters and stories that you can discover at your own pace. There is over 40 minutes of audio recordings presented in 5 minute episodes with recommended locations to immerse yourself in the story.
Hear about how the site was transformed from a humble timber station into one of the largest secondary punishment stations in the British Empire. Discover the people behind some of the largest and most iconic buildings such as the Penitentiary, the Commandant’s House, the Convict Church and the infamous Separate Prison.