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The Chilling, Tragic History of Tasmania’s Separate Prison

In Australia's infamous, now-abandoned institution, physical punishment was replaced with psychological torture.

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  • A jail door stands in Separate Prison (left), while an on-site installation depicts the isolation masks worn by inmates (right) [Photo Credit: Travis / Flickr]

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  • The Graves on the Isle of the Dead

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  • View of the Isle of the Dead

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  • The present-day remains of Port Arthur