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Fremantle Prison

Closed Now: 09:00 - 17:00
Open today: 09:00 - 17:00
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Absolute Must for visit

This is going to be short but cannot do more than say how good this place is and support the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Kuching, Malaysia
Great tour!

We visited this site on Saturday and did the True Crimes tour with James. It was a great... read more

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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...more
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1 The Terrace, Fremantle, Western Australia 6160, Australia
+61 8 9336 9200
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Reviewed yesterday

This is going to be short but cannot do more than say how good this place is and support the comments of others. Understand Fremantle Prison visit again voted Number One place in Fremantle to visit.

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited this site on Saturday and did the True Crimes tour with James. It was a great interesting tour and would definitely recommend it to anyone visiting Fremantle Prison. If we had more time we would have done another tour so we will be...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What an excellent attraction this is. We chose to do three separate tours and all three were so interesting. The guides were brilliant (although we struggled to understand one of them!). There were so many fascinating stories shared with us. This is a really superb...More

Thank Lukajoreb
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Enriching, just reading thru all the historical details. Though we did not join the tour, we spent a great hour half in the prison

Thank 247janicew
Reviewed 4 days ago

A great historic site to visit. We did two tours back to back. The tours really bring things to life (you can't go round outside of doing a tour). We did not do the tunnel tour but from what I heard it is great as...More

Thank ADocUk
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A really worth while visit. The tour guide was great a wealth of information giving a glimpse into the life of the inmate's and what they achieved in the fact that they built the original jail.

Thank Baztec23
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have done the night tour with just about every one of my friends and family who have come to Perth to visit me- and I still enjoy it. And I’m looking forward to doing the tunnel tour again!More

Thank TaraL1157
FremantlePrison, Public Relations Manager at Fremantle Prison, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi TaraL1157, thank you for providing us with your feedback. It is wonderful to hear you have visited so many times and are still enjoy visiting the Prison. Every tour with a different guide is a new experience and our staff will be so pleased...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The tour was very interesting and informative. The guide was fun and theatrical but with lots of knowledge but take a light jacket as the wind whistled through the prison making it a bit chilly. You can take pictures and ask questions and there are...More

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Did the tour that took you on a general history of the prison in a group of about 36 people. The tour was in English with other nations being able to listen to an audio guide translation a we went round the buildings. Our guide,...More

Thank tanyabailey934
FremantlePrison, Public Relations Manager at Fremantle Prison, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi tanyabailey934, thank you for taking the time to let us know about your tour with James. He will be so pleased that his sense of humour was appreciated. We hope to see you at the Prison again.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is a lot to see in this prison and it's quite amazing to think that this prison only closed in 1991. We went on the Convict Prison tour and saw the inside of the prison. The guide was very informative and described the history...More

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24 October 2018|
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Response from FremantlePrison | Property representative |
Tunnels Tours have a duration of 2 hours 30 minutes with Prison Tours having a duration of 1 hour 15 minutes. There are a multitude of options available, depending on which of the Prison Tours you would like to do - Convict... More
4 September 2018|
Response from FremantlePrison | Property representative |
We have a number of tours to choose from depending on your point of interest or how much time you want to spend at the Prison. You can choose from the following: • Convict Prison Tour • Behind Bars Tour • True Crime... More
4 September 2018|
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Response from sarah g | Reviewed this property |
We booked when we got there. There are about 4 different types of tour, so you may wish to look if there is anything on their website so you can time your visit accordingly. We just turned up and took the first available... More