Teacher Open Day

Tuesday 8 October

Port Arthur Historic Site and the Cascades Female Factory Historic Site are delighted to invite Tasmanian teachers and teacher assistants to our FREE Teacher Open Days!

Come along to one or both of these open days to discover our incredible stories and find out how to incorporate the historic sites into your classroom teaching.

Port Arthur Historic Site
Tuesday 8 October, 9am–5pm

To get the most out of your visit, we recommend arriving no later than 10am.

Introductory Tours and Harbour Cruises
(times allocated following RSVP)
2:30pm ‘Breaking the Code’ educational
semaphore activity (spaces limited)
10am–2pm Meet the Education Team at the Visiting Magistrate’s House to discuss educational activities and resources designed for the Australian Curriculum. Staff will also be available to provide advice on booking a school visit.


An open day is also being held at the Cascades Female Factory.  Details for that can be found HERE.

RSVP by Friday 4 October to education@portarthur.org.au or by calling 03 6251 2367.

Free entry is available to Tasmanian teachers or teacher assistants.  Discounts for family and guests may apply – please enquire when making your rsvp.

A copy of the info flier is available HERE