The Separate Prison, Port Arthur

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  • This is my favourite building of all on the Port Arthur historic site, and the chapel in this building the room I find most interesting. A fascinating glimpse into the past of a novel, but failed...  more »
  • This is a fascinating yet disturbing insight into the methods used to break prisoners in this system. I enjoyed standing in the pulpit and reading about some of the personalities involved.  more »
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  • We visited the Separate Prison as part of the ghost tour, and this was the most dreadful location on the tour. The stories of how they treated the prisoners here were more awful than any ghost story. Well worth a visit.
  • Awesome view into the way the world worked back in the day.

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