Female Factory Historic SiteCurrently Closed
- Address: 16 Degraves Street, South Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania 7004, Australia
- Timings: 09:30 am - 04:00 pm Details
- Phone: +61-362336656
- Ticket Price: 15 AUD
- Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
- Tags: Off Beaten Path, Historical Site, Family And Kids
Female Factory Historic Site - Review
During the years of the conquest and acquisition, Hobart was where the convicts were sent. Like the Penitentiary Chapel was a place for the convicted men, the Female Factory was where all the women were sent, until they gained some employment or either got married off. Whilst they were there, the female convicts were engaged in household chores such as washing, spinning and sewing. During the Female Factory’s operational years, there were over a 1000 inmates including a few children of the convicts. Although not much of the original premises remains, the site is still an important part of the nation’s history; the best way to see it is through a guided tour! Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following Hobart itinerary 3 days.
Female Factory Historic Site Ticket Prices
Tours: Her Story
- Time: 11:00 am
- Adult- $20, Child- $12.50 and Family- $60
Heritage Tour (Including Site Entry And Visitor Guide)
- Time: Tours at 10:00 am, 12:00 pm, 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm & 3:00 pm daily.
- Adult- $15, Child- $10(Also concession holders and students) and Family- $40
Site Entry ( Including Visitor Guide)
- Time: 9:30 am to 4:00 pm
- Adult- $5, Child- $5(Also concession holders and students) and Family- $15
Female Factory Historic Site Hours
- Bookings are essential for tours.
How To reach Female Factory Historic Site by Public Transport
- 110 Cascade Rd (Bus Stop)
Restaurants Near Female Factory Historic Site
- Flathead (seafood recommended)
- Le Provencal (French food served)
- Ginger Brown (Australian food served)
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Things to Know Before Visiting Female Factory Historic Site
68.41% of people who visit Hobart include Female Factory Historic Site in their plan
1 PM - 2 PM
60.19% of people start their Female Factory Historic Site visit around 1 PM - 2 PM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Female Factory Historic Site
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Female Factory Historic Site
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Female Factory Historic Site, Hobart Reviews
Well done centre showing a harrowing bit of our history. The individual stories and the physical descriptions of the inmates brings a human touch. Dad that so much has been destroyed post prison closure but a great job to reconstruct it. It’s also on the route to the Cascade Brewery and is easily walkable from town.
It is old historic site. If you like history and old, rundown place, you will like the place. I personally don't like it is worth to go so fast just to see this place. Need to pay A$8
A histrionic site done simple and well, the design allows for the stories of the people to shine through. Flo did a fantastic job of guiding our Historic Tour. It would be great if they had the re-enactment tour's in the afternoon also.
A world heritage site laid with many history of female convicts. It is not that much big as port arthur. No such buildings. Some structure of destroyed buildings can be seen there.
Very good. Informative. Interesting for tourists. A bit expensive.