The Cascades Female Factory was once a bustling, crowded convict institution that could house up to 1000 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 Female Factory as they happened almost 200 years ago. The audio tour has up to 2 hours of listening content however you are welcome to stay and explore the site for as long as you wish.
The audio guide is included in the cost of entry to the site and can be downloaded using your own phone or smart device.
Remember to bring your mobile phone well charged and some comfortable headphones. Disposable headphones are available from the front desk.
Site Entry (including audio guide):