Fremantle Prison, Fremantle

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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 .
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  • I went on the Tunnels Tour on Australia Day and had the best time! Seeing the historical prison was interesting in itself - but our guide (Simon) really made the tour special. We had people from diffe...  more »
  • We did a prison tour with Brett. We got the idea very quickly that he may have had prior experience as possibly a jailer in the past, if he didn't he did a very good job of that, we could see and hear...  more »
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  • Great tours conducted by enthusiastic knowledgeable guides. Would advise all to visit this amazing place. Did the tunnels tour which is fascinating. Sarah the guide was superb. Be prepared for a long climb down vertical ladders and stooping along long tunnels. Not for the claustrophobic!
  • This place was very interesting. Great guides for both of the tours we took. History is so chilling. What happened here was a crime and (spoiler alert) it's not the criminals. In order not to repeat history, it must be taught. Great place to learn.

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