Cascades Female Factory Historic Site

A not for profit organisation at the Cascades Female Factory, built in 1828 for female convicts transported to Australia. Thousands of women passed through the site until its closure. The site is viewed as the most significant one in Australia telling the story of the forced migration of these women and has been nominated for World Heritage Listing.

16 Degraves Street, South Hobart TAS 7004, Australia
+61+2 03 6223-1559
+61+2 03 6223-1556
Monday to Friday only - 9.00am - 5.00pm
Weekends and Public Holidays only by prior arrangement
Heritage Tours - 9.30am and 2.00pm
Morning Tea with the Matron - Monday, Wednesday and Fridays only at 10.30am by arrangement only
Heritage Tours - Adults $12.00, Concessions $8.00 and Children up to 16 yrs $5.00 Morning Tea with the Matron - $12.00 No Concessions
Street Parking, wheelchair access to most areas, site shop stocking Tasmanian made quality merchandise, guided tours, small gallery area for displays and a beautiful Memorial Garden dedicated to the convict women and their children. In addition various arts projects are often undertaken on the site.

The collection consists of various interesting archaeological artefacts gathered from the many archaeological digs on the site since 2000.