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Fannie Bay Gaol

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East Point Road, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
+61 8 8941 2260
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East Point Road, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
+61 8 8941 2260
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Reviewed 4 days ago

There is so much history here that it takes more than an hour to really glean all the facts. From the last hanging to Cyclone Tracy and much more. It sits in an unasuming spot, just opposite a popular cafe'. There is parking there and...More

Thank Maureen K
Reviewed 6 days ago

I have a love for old gaols - this was no different. Self guided tour. Donation to enter Very interesting, informative sign posts Beautiful setting at Fannie Bay

Thank Annelise B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was good to see, interesting to see what it was really like back in the day. but not too much about, was dark in some places, lighting not very good.

Thank morsey13
Reviewed 20 November 2017

Interesting stories told to us by Dan from Tour Tub about this place perfect situation looking out to sea.

Thank christaylorbird
Reviewed 20 October 2017

A jail is a jail. Port Arthur has more significance and interest . |Apart from the Hnging room there is little to recommend of any interest. Waste of time

Thank Stephan M
Reviewed 19 October 2017

This was a very interesting place to visit, to see where the prisoners were housed, the kitchen and dinning area and their exercise area, the bath rooms and also where the last one was hung

Thank peggym123456
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Had a self guided walk around the old jail yards. Very interesting info, unknown to most people. Well worth a look for the info provided.

Thank joellenf910
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Definitely worth visiting. Upon entering I thought the tour wouldn't take long because the facility looks run-down. However, as I read the information signs on my way around, I became more intrigued about the way prisoners were treated way-back-then. The living quarters were not even...More

3  Thank CazzWestleigh
Reviewed 25 August 2017

While our guide showed us around the perimeter of the goal, it was very disappointing that the museum in charge of operating this site made little effort in manning it for public openings.

1  Thank oldaussieiady
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Interesting part of a forgotten history. By the time it was built it was at full capacity. It had its own gallows & the last execution was 2 men who killed a taxi driver

Thank samrox5
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1 October 2017|
Response from LynneSusanne | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I can not remember we rang the goal to get opening hours