Fremantle Prison

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  • Address: 1 The Terrace, Fremantle WA 6160, Australia
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  • Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +618-93369200
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 02:30 Hrs
  • Tags: History Museums, Outdoors, Water Body, River, Educational Site, Historical Site, Family And Kids, Specialty Museums
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The Fremantle prison will be one of the highlights of your trip to Fremantle. The erstwhile prison has now been converted into a tourist attraction where visitors can have an interesting insight into a prisoner’s life in the prison. Take one of the fascinating day tours that are timed so that you can experience both. The tours have excellent guides and are full of interesting activities like canoeing that will stay in your memory forever. For the brave hearted, there is the Torchlight tour that is designed to show you the creepy aspects of prison life. All-in-all, you will go back thanking your stars for not being a convict in this jail!

It is ironic that a place where once people used to dread to enter, is now such a popular tourist attraction that people from all over the globe crave to see it. The best way to see Fremantle Prison is by getting guided tours. Tickets for Fremantle Prison are available at the spot but usually take time because of extreme rush. You can beat the queue if you buy tickets for Fremantle Prison online. You can also check Fremantle Prison ticket prices on our ticketing section before going for them. Fremantle Prison tickets can also be bought in combination with other touring options for discounts.

  • Some place in the prison are wheelchair accessible, but places like the morgue are not disabled friendly.
  • Children must be accompanied by adults on tours and some tours like the torchlight tour are not recommended for children under 10 years of age.

  • Tickets for tours must be booked in advance and are non-refundable.
  • Entry to the Gatehouse, Visitor Centre and Prison Gallery is free, only the tours are paid. Tour prices range from 20 AUD to 25 AUD per person, depending on the tour.

  • Disembark at bus stop 11 or 4 for the Fremantle Prison.

  • Convict Cafe

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  • Fremantle Prison Address: 1 The Terrace, Fremantle WA 6160, Australia
  • Fremantle Prison Contact Number: +618-93369200
  • Fremantle Prison Timing: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Fremantle Prison Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Fremantle Prison(preferred time): 09:00 am - 03:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Fremantle Prison: 02:30 Hrs
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  • 95% of people who visit Fremantle include Fremantle Prison in their plan

  • 76.16% of people start their Fremantle Prison visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs 30 Minutes to see Fremantle Prison

Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday

82.14% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Fremantle Prison

People normally club together Western Australian Maritime Museum and Fremantle Market while planning their visit to Fremantle Prison.

People also prefer to start their day with Fremantle Prison.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
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  • Historical place that offers several different tours (modern history, early history, "ghost" tours, etc.) that go throughout the day at different times. You must be with some kind of tour to really see the buildings, but there are a couple of free displays and places to walk around, but joining one of the tours is obviously more fun and beneficial.

  • We did the 'tunnels tour' which was amazing. Fun and informative; our fab tour guide Sarah led the way through the water tunnels by boat. Would definitely recommend!

  • Highly recommend the tours! The tour guides are very friendly and humorous, and I would wager clearly enjoy what they do. The place is rich in history, and worth visiting if you're in Fremantle.

  • Pretty interesting I must say! It probably doesn't mean much if you just look at the building, so would recommend joining one of the tours available. P/S: I didn't go to all of them, so I can't comment which is better. Only been to the Behind the Bars Tour and it's pretty good. Our tour guide, James was very helpful and fun in telling the stories.

  • Excellent tour we most enjoyed our dawdle through these haunted walls, we were graced with the better of the two James and pleasant weather throughout. The toilets were particularly telling as we flushed through the courtyard. “What’s going on” the tour guide muttered as we were locked out of a door. I screamed thinking of Joey Joe Williams. Excellent cafe the lollipops were left right and centre but straight in the bin as the tour begun.

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