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Experience what life was like behind bars for the prisoners who once called the Adelaide Gaol their home. Open for business from 1841 to 1988, the Gaol was one of Australia's longest continuously operational prison facilities. Over those gruelling...more
Old Gaol 18 Gaol Rd, Thebarton, West Torrens, South Australia 5000, Australia
All reviews self guided tour ghost tour well worth a visit few hours information boards take your time on site front desk value for money night tour prison life interesting stories australian history minute walk recent times working prison an adult
The early Australian history here is great, the map from the front counter was clear in detail and easy to follow. Would work well for kids to see how crime and penalty has evolved. Some great photos around the towers also.
My son (12) and I took the self guided tour and really enjoyed it. The museum had some really interesting features and sights to see. I think the museum has got the balance of its presentation just right; there has been some reconstruction, but not...More
We stopped by the Gaol today and did the self guided tour. It is so informative and we both loved learning all about the place and some of the prisoners.
Highly recommend!!! We spent about 3 hours there and it was really affordable.
I did the self-tour, and I have a fascination with prisons as I study them. Would potentially been a better experience if I'd gone with someone else, or had done the ghost tour, but it was a cheap and decent thing to do when by...More
Still can’t believe it’s only been closed less than 30 years. Lots of info to read. Lady in shop very helpful gave us sun umbrellas and a water spay to keep cooler as it was hot. My daughter had just as much fun with these...More
We did the night ghost tour on a week night. It does kick off on time so do not be late. Actors dress up and play out how it was back then. We didn't feel or sense any spirits and being night time, people are...More
Interesting insights into a slice of life we hope never to see. Sad, uncomfortable and fascinating.
We caught the free tram, got off at the Cocacola factory and walked through Bonython park and past the police horse paddocks to get there - which was charming....More