Step inside and do time’ at Fremantle Prison, one of Western Australia's premier visitor attractions.
Fremantle Prison is the largest convict built structure in Western Australia and the most intact convict establishment in Australia.
The prison was built by convicts in the 1850s and was used continually as a place of incarceration and punishment for almost 140 years. Decommissioned as an operating maximum security gaol in 1991, the empty prison with its thick limestone walls, solitary cells and gallows is a monument to a system of punishment that is uncomfortably recent.
Since opening to the public in 1992, the Prison has developed into a successful tourist attraction and welcomes thousands of visitors through its gates each year.
There is a choice of entertaining tours conducted by experienced tour guides who bring the rich folklore and stories of the Prison to life. Whether you join one of the intriguing day tours, spine-chilling torchlight tours or ‘extreme heritage’ tunnels tour adventures, there is something for everyone to enjoy.
(Bookings essential for Tunnels and Torchlight Tours.)
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Step inside and do time’ at Fremantle Prison, one of Western Australia's premier visitor attractions. more
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Passengers are carried on this tour at their own risk! more