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Beechworth Gaol Unlocked

Ford St & Williams St, Beechworth, Victoria 3747, Australia
+61 1300 774 766
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Daunting

Great way to spend a Sunday afternoon. Kids and ourselves founfd it really interesting and at the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jacinta M
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Yarrawonga, Australia
Interesting just a bit over crowded

We went on the tour. The guide was very knowledgeable and interesting. The only thing was there... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Debbie H
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good25%
  • Average14%
  • Poor11%
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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 2 weeks ago

Great way to spend a Sunday afternoon. Kids and ourselves founfd it really interesting and at the same time daunting! Went on a winters day, very cold, so rug up!!

Thank Jacinta M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on the tour. The guide was very knowledgeable and interesting. The only thing was there were a lot of people on the tour so it was quite hard to get around the buildings. I don't think the tours are capped. It's very cold....More

Thank Debbie H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just walking around Beechworth and outside Gaol when Darren the "Gaoler" caught us slinking away. He said there was a tour in 30 min so we went and got coffee and car, came back and commenced tour with about 7 others. And very interesting Darren...More

Thank glennlevens
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Worth a visit, the tour takes you through the underbelly of some of Australia's most notorious criminals

Thank alexandrapetrollini
Reviewed 23 May 2017

What a great tour we had by a very knowgeable guide and good value for money. Took over an hour to go around , take your camera I didn't- blow ! It is still being refurbished back to what it once was but its easy...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 17 May 2017

A really terrific tour. The hour went by so quickly and the guide gave a very comprehensive history of the gaol and its occupants. The tales were often chilling, and the building itself was chilling, I have rarely been so cold on a tour of...More

Thank AustraliaWings
Reviewed 6 May 2017

had a great tour of this gaol. very informative guide and keep my interest for the entire 1.5 hour tour. So much information and the experience of one of Australia's toughest gaols

Thank Hoppy6951
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Brilliant tour. The tour guide was passionate and very informative. The fact that this gaol was operating up until 2004 is mind blowing. It certainly dispels the belief that prisoners have it easy. Apart from this depressing aspect the history is phenomanal. Ned Kelly and...More

Thank Karen F
Reviewed 23 April 2017

This was a great tour of the gaol. The guide was excellent and the history very interesting. Highly recommended

Thank Fay C
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Not long been open to the public but well worth the $15 a head (they do seniors as well). The guy that does the tour, sorry forgotten his name, was fantastic. He was extremely informative about the history of the goal system and conditions not...More

1  Thank Kerryn M
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