Fremantle Prison is one of Western Australia's premier tourist attractions and is the first built heritage site in Western Australia to be World Heritage Listed.
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.
Built from limestone carved from a rigde overlooking Fremantle town and the Indian Ocean beyond it is the most intact convict gaol in Australia and has altered little since its construction.
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 20 metres 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 a spooky Torchlight Tour.
Disabled access to guided tours, visitor centre, parking and toilet facilities.
Convict Prison Tour - not suitable for wheelchairs
Behind Bars Tour - 90% accessible
True Crime Tour - 80% accessible
Tunnels Tour - not suitable for wheelchairs
Torchlight Tour - 70% accessible
Children Catered For
Child exposure to sensitive areas (for example, gallows) at parent or guardian discretion.
Prison Day Tours (Convict Prison, Behind Bars or True Crime)
• Adult: $22.00
• Concession: $19.00
• Child: $12.00
• Family: $62 - for 2 adults and up to 3 children
• Group: $19.00 - for 10 or more adults
• Adult: $28.00
• Concession: $24.00
• Child: $18.00
• Family: $82.00 - for 2 adults and up to 3 children
• Adult: $65.00
• Concession: $55.00
• Child: $45.00
• Family: $195.00 - for 2 adults and up to 3 children* (12 – 15 years)
• Group: $55.00 - for 10 or more adults
**Please note: Tunnels Tours are currently unavailable due to WA's COVID-19 social distancing requirements
Entry into the Gatehouse, Prison Gallery, Gift Shop Visitor Centre and Convict Depot is FREE.
Wednesday & Friday, 9am - late
Saturday & Sunday, 9am - 5pm
Public Holidays, 9am - 5pm (Closed Christmas Day and Good Friday)