The Cascades Female Factory abides by the State and Commonwealth Governments health directives regarding novel coronavirus (COVID-19). We recommend you refer to the Tasmanian Public Health website for specific information relating to travelling to/around Tasmania. Your safety is our priority and we are taking every precaution to ensure our site is COVID Safe.  We are…

The Cascades Female Factory Historic Site is a largely outdoor site with two buildings, the History and Interpretation Centre and the Matron’s Cottage. We understand that there are a range of needs to be considered when you visit our historic site.  If we can assist you in any way with your experience, please contact us.…

The Cascades Female Factory was once a bustling, crowded convict institution that could house up to 1,000 women at any given time. Today, it is a quiet sandstone-lined historic site tucked away in the leafy suburb of South Hobart. Using three different audio narratives, this self-guided experience immerses visitors into the sounds and stories of…

The Cascades Female Factory Historic Site is managed by the Port Arthur Historic Site Management Authority (PAHSMA). For information on working as a travel trade partner with PAHSMA in respect of any of the Historic Sites under its management, please see the Port Arthur Historic Site travel trade page.

The Cascades Female Factory Historic Site currently has no venues or spaces available for hire. However we do welcome proposals for cultural activities and events at the Site, which should be discussed well in advance with the Site Manager. All activities require prior approval and must be consistent with the protection of the Site’s heritage…

The Port Arthur Historic Site Management Authority welcomes media enquiries. We ask that all media representatives wishing to visit any of our sites contact us in advance, to ensure that your enquiry can be accommodated. Media contacts Jennifer Fitzpatrick, Marketing and Communications Manager Phone +61 (0)3 6251 2307 Please use our contact us page to submit an…