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We welcome schools and offer a range of educational activities that will excite and inspire.

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We welcome schools and offer a range of educational activities that will excite and inspire.
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Her Story is a dramatic guided walking tour available daily at the Cascades Female Factory

History comes dramatically alive

Her Story is a dramatic guided walking tour that is available daily.
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The Cascades Female Factory is a World Heritage Site.

World Heritage Site

The Cascades Female Factory is one of eleven sites that comprise the Australian Convict World Heritage property.
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Discover the stories of some of those who spent time in this prison.

Meet some locals

Discover the stories of some of those who spent time in this prison.
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"Thank you for an interesting insight into Tasmania’s history, which is not so well known.

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Audio tour app reveals Port Arthur’s amazing stories

The Port Arthur Historic Site, home of arguably Australia’s most recognisable reminders of its 19th century convict origins, has taken another step forward into the 21st century, with the launch of its new audio tour app.


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Tasmania shines at Qantas Australian Tourism Awards

Port Arthur Historic Site is delighted to be among eight of Tasmania’s leading tourism experiences to be placed in the top three of their categories at the Qantas National Tourism Awards.


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Female Factory featured in new Tasmanian tourism campaign

Tourism Tasmania has launched its autumn campaign utilising the successful theme ‘Go Behind the Scenery’ and the Cascade Female Factory Historic Site is one of a select number of experiences to be featured.


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Record breaking day for Port Arthur

The World Heritage Listed Port Arthur Historic Site recorded the highest visitor numbers on record yesterday. Between visitors by land and by sea, a total of 3814 broke the recent record of December 2013 by over 1100.


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