Prison Tour (1 hour duration)

Departs: Daily at 9.45am, 10.15am, 10.30am, 11.45am, 1.00pm, 2.15pm, 3.30pm, 4.45pm, 5.15pm
Prices: $7.00 per child , 1 supervisor per 10 children FOC (not part thereof), $17.00 per additional supervisor

Step inside and explore Fremantle Prison from its convict origins in the 1850's until its closure as a maximum-security gaol in 1991.

Take a visual journey back in time in the Main Cell Block where you can view life as it was for both convicts and prisoners. What type of cell would you prefer to be in? 

Discover how time was passed in the yards, while marvelling at original prisoner works of art. 

Pray for redemption in the Anglican Chapel and laugh as our entertaining guides show you the lighter side of Prison humour.

Become acquainted with bushrangers and escape artists, such as Moondyne Joe, and marvel at his escape proof cell.

From shackles and isolation, to walls, gates, gun towers and razor wire, Fremantle Prison was designed and built as a place of incarceration. Join our experienced guides to see where many daring and dangerous escapes were attempted by convicts and prisoners alike.

Escape! From Fremantle Prison Tour (1 hour duration)

Departs: Daily at 9.45am, 10.15am, 10.30am, 11.45am, 1.00pm, 2.15pm, 3.30pm, 4.45pm, 5.15pm
Prices:  $7.00 per child , 1 supervisor per 10 children FOC (not part thereof), $17.00 per additional supervisor

Escape from Fremantle Prison is a new tour for children aged 5 to 12 years old.

Children are introduced to the character of Moondyne Joe Junior (and his pet rat). They will have one hour to explore Fremantle Prison using the booklet provided and try to find a way to help him escape.

They will be guided by our experienced staff as they explore the perimeter wall from the inside, searching for a way under, over or through the limestone barricade.

Children will visit the sites of numerous dramatic escapes through the Prison’s history. Along the way their Tour Guide will tell a number of tales of daring, desperate and dangerous escapes from Fremantle Prison.

  • Prices valid until 30 June 2017