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Address: 37 Bathurst St, Richmond, Clarence, Tasmania 7025, Australia
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Bonorong Wildlife Park and Richmond Afternoon Tour from Hobart
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another great historic sight in tassie

great sight to visit. add it too the other convict sights you can visit in Tasmania. Richmond the town is a fabulous little historic village.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

great sight to visit. add it too the other convict sights you can visit in Tasmania. Richmond the town is a fabulous little historic village.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Piped into Richmond for a coffee, though we take a look at the goal , definitely worth a look , $9 well spent

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Launceston, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Richmond gaol is well worth a visit if you want to learn a lot more about Tasmanian and Australian convict history. You will learn about 'Javelin' men, I particular the treatment of women convicts and early overcrowded living conditions. It is of note that Isaac Solomon, portrayed in a TV series some years ago based on a Bryce Courtney novel,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We decided to visit Richmond Gaol which on a tour, definitely glad we did. So much history & it's perfectly preserved, was great to read all the information & take it all in. Very reasonably priced too.

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The Woodlands, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

No remodel just good condition of original jail. Very much worth the modest price of entry and be sure and see the bridge very nearby

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Richmond Gaol was small, but full of history. It was very well preserved, and had very informative write ups in each room, and for every artefact. The price was really budget friendly ($9 per adult), and they also were a part of the entertainment booklet, so it was 'buy one get one free' for adults. I really enjoyed that... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great value for money at $9 entry and $22 a family! Was a Great place to visit and fantastic to see it in its original state! The place is NOT pram friendly but we managed with ours and thankfully our son was too exhausted and fell asleep!

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Ipswich, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The walls hide a wealth of information, and you can't help but question..."why and how can people be so sadistic and vicious to other human beings". Unfortunately history repeats!! The displays are not too busy and you have time to "feel" the history. Worth the entry fee.

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Broome, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a great old gaol, very informative, the man at the front very friendly, interactive for the kids, was great to visit, would recommend it.

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Warragul, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great, well preserved facility a good mix of audio & written presentations throughout the buildings. Lots of artefacts to look at. Gives a good sense of what life was like for convicts at the time without the overwhelming presence of other locations such as Port Arthur.

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