Discover the history of Fremantle Prison from its construction in the 1850s until the end of the convict era in 1886.

Find out why almost 10,000 men were transported from Great Britain and Ireland, how they built their own prison and helped shape the future of Western Australia.

Discover our history through their stories.

Tour details


Daily, every hour from 10.00am until 5.00pm

Tour length

1 hour 15 minutes


$22.00 per adult | $19.00 per concession | $12.00 per child | $62.00 for a family pass (valid until 30 June 2024)

$23.00 per adult | $20.00 per concession | $13.00 per child | $66.00 for a family pass (valid from 1 July 2024 - 30 June 2025)


This tour is available as part of the following packages:

Wheelchair access This tour involves a number of stairs and is not recommended for those with mobility issues
Audio guides Japanese, French, German, Italian, Korean, Mandarin, Spanish, English and AUSLAN handheld audio guides are available

Bookings are not essential for this tour but are recommended during peak times or if you require a specific timeslot

**26 December  - 22 January || Bookings recommended**

Bookings by phone (08) 9336 9200 

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You may not know this but summer in Australia can get pretty hot. Stay sun smart on tour by making sure you wear sunscreen, stay hydrated and wear a hat.

  • Discounted packages must be purchased on the day of first tour and can be issued as a return pass valid for 30 days
  • Prices listed are valid until 30 June 2024

Tour Packages Combine with Behind Bars, True Crime or both!

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