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Richmond Gaol

37 Bathurst St, Richmond, Clarence, Tasmania 7025, Australia
+61 3 6260 2127
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37 Bathurst St, Richmond, Clarence, Tasmania 7025, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

An amazing set of buildings well preserved excellent story boards throughout telling you about the history and facts of the past. Gives you a true sense of what it was like. Definitely worth a look if your visiting and want some more on the convict...More

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 1 week ago

A must visit when you come to Richmond. This little gaol holds much misery and history. Great stories posted around, you are left to your own devices once you pay your bery reasonable ten dollar entry fee. Unlike Port Arthur, this place remains untouched. You...More

Thank Kalie L
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We are locals that take all our visitors to this place. Totally intact - small but a lot to see. So close to Hobart for those who cannot get to Port Arthur. Gives you a real sense of what prisoners went thru.

Thank Ashley M
Reviewed 1 July 2017

Richmond Jail is easily accessible with plenty of parking nearby. A small fee gives you access to the well maintained buildings which was built from 1825 onwards and is the oldest intact jail in Australia. There is plenty to see and read about and it...More

Thank AussieDiver53
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Self guided tour of the old gaol which is still preserved from convict days. Really interesting to explore and read all about what happened. Very cost effective too

Thank Debbie H
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Entering into the stark compound and rustic prison buildings gives visitors a true understanding of prison conditions from 1835.

Thank Paul D
Reviewed 8 June 2017

9 bucks each for us pensioners was a gift,we spent over an hour taking 'photos and reading the history of the jail and its previous incumbents.

Thank Magussevrier
Reviewed 7 June 2017

A really interesting museum and well worth a visit. Nice to see old buildings well maintained and historic events well displayed

Thank Geoffrey_Chapman
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

We very much enjoyed reading the stories and experiencing a taste of what the convicts endured. Very informative and well run! Great job to the community for seeing the value in this experience!

Thank Laurashawx
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Level ground for all ages. Lots to learn. Still original - you can see where prisoners had drawn on walls / floors etc. Their life was horrifying as was the conditions, reasons for imprisonment, punishments as examples. Make a person very glad to be living...More

Thank Carole_Dodd
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Nathan D
18 August 2017|
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Response from Lyn S | Reviewed this property |
The entry was $9 each. We are seniors but don't recall if they offered a discount for seniors. Some places don't. I think the Heritage pass is only for historic houses.
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