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Experiences

  • Paranormal Investigation

    Our excitng new adults-only, late night Paranormal Investigation Experience lets visitors conduct their own paranormal investigations with the latest ghost hunting equipment.

  • World Heritage

    The Port Arthur and Coal Mines Historic Sites are included on the World Heritage List as two of eleven sites that form the Australian Convict Sites World Heritage Property.

  • Port Arthur Talks

    Guest speakers explore a wide range of fascinating topics, from colonial history to historic building conservation, tourism and more.

  • Coal Mines Historic Site

    The Coal Mines Historic Site is a great and safe place to explore on foot, with a number of paths around the extensive Tasmanian convict built site.

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Latest News

Port Arthur Historic Site's World Heritage Listing

06/08/2010

Both the Port Arthur Historic Site and Tasmania's convict heritage as a whole have been given a huge boost, with five sites given World Heritage status as part of the Australian Convict Sites serial inscription of eleven sites around the nation.Continue Reading

Poulticing the Penitentiary

29/02/2012

Work to repair and mitigate against further damage to Port Arthur's heritage buildings following last July's major storm continues, with work underway to remove excess salt from the foundations of the Penitentiary.Continue Reading

Investigate the paranormal at Port Arthur

21/02/2012

Brave souls who need more than the regular Ghost Tour to achieve their chills and thrills now have the opportunity to investigate the paranormal aspect of Port Arthur in an exciting new late night, adults-only Paranormal Investigation Experience.Continue Reading

Exciting new theatrical visitor experience available at Cascades Female Factory

03/02/2012

An exciting new interactive visitor experience at the Cascades Female Factory Historic Site is bringing the extraordinary story of the women and children who were incarcerated at the now World Heritage-listed site to life for visitors.Continue Reading