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On the UNESCO World Heritage List as one of 11 Australian Convict Sites, Fremantle Prison paints a vivid image of the country's penal-colony history. Convicts built the prison in the 1850s. Today you can explore the prison on a guided tour, including a torch-lit option. Navigate tunnels 20 m (65 ft) beneath the ground on foot and by boat. The prison art gallery sells pieces created by current and ex-prisoners in Western Australia. Plan your Fremantle Prison visit and explore what else you can see and do in Fremantle using our Fremantle online trip maker .
Tours To Fremantle Prison
Small-Group History of Fremantle Walking Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $71
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Duration: 1 to 3 hours
Fremantle Prison Reviews
Great tours of the Prison. We went on the convict tour and the behind the scenes tour. My 6 year old was enthralled for the whole time on both tours. All the tours offer something different and you... more »
Our group of four had a wonderful evening touring Fremantle prison by torchlight. Our guide, Janine, made everything come alive. She told the history of the prison, prison conditions, how prisoners... more »
Great attraction with so much history and stories of what went on here. Easy to get to and worth a visit. Most of the staff were really nice. But there were a couple of security members that acted like nasty prison guards and you were prisoners (rather than paying customers). A customer service course is required to get them up to the same level of the venue.
We did the tunnel and prison tours. Don’t tell Simon, but he did an amazing job on the tunnel tour. He just needs better “Dad” jokes in his arsenal. At 6’4” I found the tunnels pretty accessible even though low at times, but definitely worth the effort. The boating was brilliant and we all very much enjoyed it.
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