Find out what’s behind the doors of this fateful settlement.
The Port Arthur Historic Site is the best-preserved convict settlement in Australia and among the most significant convict era sites in the world.
The Site combines history and scenic beauty with innovative interpretation to tell the stories of the harsh discipline and determined industry of the settlement. It is a place to discover Australian history and connect directly with some of the origins of contemporary Australian culture.
OPENING HOURS – DETAIL:
Visitor Centre and ticketing office: 9:00am until the conclusion of the nightly Ghost Tours.
Grounds and gardens: 9:00am until dusk.
Houses and buildings: 10:00am to 5:00pm. Some houses close later during the summer months.
Christmas Day: 9:00am until 3:00pm.
Credit: Port Arthur Historic Site. Photo: Hype TV.