Port Arthur is a small town and former convict settlement on the Tasman Peninsula, in Tasmania, Australia. Port Arthur is one of Australia's most significant heritage areas and the open air museum is officially Tasmania's top tourist attraction. Known for its harsh conditions, dark history and stark beauty, it is located approximately 60 km south east of the state capital, Hobart. In 1996 it was the scene of the worst mass murder event in Australian history. Port Arthur is located approximately 80 km south east of the state capital, Hobart, on the Tasman Peninsula.
Visit the biggest tourist attraction in Tasmania the Open Air Museum.