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

Plan your school's visit

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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"Amazing and informative tour. Sad history but fascinating.

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Port Arthur and Female Factory finalists in Tasmanian Tourism Awards

The Port Arthur Historic Site and Cascades Female Factory Historic Site are both finalists in the 2014 Tasmanian Tourism Awards, to be announced in Hobart in November.


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Female Factory lives recalled on playing cards

The little-known stories of Tasmania’s convict women are being recalled from the past in a new publication launched at the Cascades Female Factory Historic Site in South Hobart.


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Visitor Guide now available in Simplified Chinese

Our Visitor Guide for the Cascades Female Factory is now available in Simplified Chinese. Download your copy from the Publications section of the website, or printed copies will be available at the Historic Site shortly.


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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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