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Review of Fremantle Prison

Fremantle Prison
1 The Terrace | Fremantle, Fremantle, Western Australia 6160, Australia
(0)8 9336 9200
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Ranked #1 of 19 Attractions in Fremantle
Type: Historic Sites, Cultural
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Owner description: Fremantle Prison is one of Western Australia’s premier tourist attractions and the only World Heritage listed building in the State.The Prison was built by convicts in the 1850s and was used as a place of incarceration for almost 140 years. With solitary cells and gallows Fremantle Prison is a monument to a system of punishment that is uncomfortably recent. Fremantle Prison now holds the key to history, mystery and fun. Step inside and do time with experienced guides on a fascinating Prison Day Tour. Explore the labyrinth of tunnels 20m beneath the Prison by foot and by boat on a Tunnels Tour adventure. Feeling brave? Delve into the darker side of the Prison’s history on an eerie Torchlight Tour.
Starcross, United Kingdom
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“Must do”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

Been meaning to come here a do the tour for the last ten trips out to Australia got to do the tour today well worth the money did both the above ground day time tours would have liked to have done the Tunnel tour and night tour many be next time

Visited December 2012
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“A must see”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

If you get the chance to visit Freemantle the prison is well worth a visit.The tour guides are very knowledgeable and the prison itself is a real eye opener.There is plenty of history attached to this prison as well as some macabre attractions.

Visited November 2012
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Perth (Tasmania), Australia
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“Great fun!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

Great tours of the prison. Interesting and historical for locals and tourists alike. I have done both of the standard tours 3 times and each time you learn something different. I have also heard the tourchlight tour is very good. That will be next!

Visited July 2012
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Perth, Australia
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“A spooky look back into WA's history.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

Fremantle prison is a must see in WA. The history and the storys that you hear whilst at the prison are amazing. They have a bunch of cool tours. Some of which are a night tour, a hallowen tour, group tours and the new Tunnel tour.

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“Very Intresting”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2012

This was a fantastic tour, very intresting. The tour Guide (Brett) was excellent and entertaining. This was well worth the visit, a lot of history along with some tales of the types of crimes that were commited. The prisoners of today have got it easy compaired to the conditions that they used to have.

Visited November 2012
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