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Beechworth Gaol Unlocked

Ford St & Williams St, Beechworth, Victoria 3747, Australia
+61 1300 774 766
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Great informative tour by guide graeme. A trip through history of this penal institution as we... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
best0ne2017
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Greater Perth, Australia
Best Tour of a Gaol!

One of our kids really wanted to do this tour and so we detoured back from holiday. All 5 of us... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Greenies5
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Ford St & Williams St, Beechworth, Victoria 3747, Australia
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+61 1300 774 766
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Great informative tour by guide graeme. A trip through history of this penal institution as we heard about the history, the prison routine and the famous inmates. It would have been such a forboding experience to be locked up in the small spartan and freezing...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of our kids really wanted to do this tour and so we detoured back from holiday. All 5 of us were so glad we did. Darren our guide was so informative and knew everything about the gaol. It cost $40 for a family ticket...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Staff were very friendly. The tour itself was very interesting and informative and it was nice to be able to grab a coffe from the cafe beforehand.

Thank Mel S
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

This tour is great and you see it all .Informative and fun tour for the whole family .The tour guide was fantastic and informative and answered all the question well

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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

First time doing the history tour at the old prison and it was very interesting! I love learning about the history of old places and the tour guide we had was very knowledgeable about the place. It’s a very informative tour and I would definitely...More

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Reviewed 23 April 2018

We couldnt believe the stories the guide told us about this goal, it was facinating and so hard to believe how the prisoners were treated. Unreal. Even women with babies held there, and the cells are sooooooooo small and cold in winter and boiling hot...More

Thank Christine B
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Reviewed 14 April 2018

Graham our guide was a personable, informative and interesting tour guide. The tour was well paced with plenty of opportunity to look and see while listening to the stories of some famous inmates and the harsh conditions endured by those serving time. Surprised to learn...More

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Reviewed 13 April 2018

Enjoyed a wonderful 1 hour tour of this facility by Graeme. So informative and very interesting too as it only closed in 2004.

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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Extremely worthwhile. Very informative with understanding of both the prisoners and goalers. Make it a priority visit.

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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

A pleasant surprise! For a couple who booked this tour on the day and weren’t that keen on going, the tour was surprisingly interesting, very informative and a highlight of our Beechworth experience! Well worth a visit.

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Oges473
15 August 2017|
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Response from Dave W | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are as far as I'm aware gaol tour is great Beechworth great hope this helps
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