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Old Wentworth Gaol

Beverly Street, Wentworth, New South Wales, Australia
+61 3 5027 3337
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Piece of Wentworth History

Old Wentworth jail, for a small fee, you get to see what it was like during the old days how they... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Melbourne, Australia
via mobile

very interesting with lots of old items for sale. Would have liked to see less things being sold... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Geelong, Australia
via mobile
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Beverly Street, Wentworth, New South Wales, Australia
+61 3 5027 3337
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Old Wentworth jail, for a small fee, you get to see what it was like during the old days how they treated felons, horse thieves, drunks etc. There were heaps of collections of dusty, rusty stuffs. It was informative but I wish some of the...More

Thank Clivenme2002
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

very interesting with lots of old items for sale. Would have liked to see less things being sold and more history

Thank busyahoo
Reviewed 19 November 2017

Thoroughly enjoyed the visit. Only $4 and worth it. Interesting history of the penal system, the area and its history

Thank Leem1948
Reviewed 29 October 2017

In having visited the Gaol over 35 years ago with a young family I had reservations about revisiting it. But now, with informative displays in rooms, it made the visit a worthwhile venture. Stayed over an hour and was entranced with the history and details...More

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Reviewed 22 October 2017

This is a piece of history you cannot pass up. Situated at Wentworth where the mighty Darling and Murray rivers meet. The Old Wentworth Gaol was built when the town became extremely busy as a major river port.

Thank Tony T
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We visited this attraction during a Caravan trip to Mildura, it gave us an insight into the early penitentiary establishment of a Bye-Gone Era. Sure, times were tough in those earlier days but I now ponder what if anything we have learnt, our prison system...More

Thank Alan R
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Gives an insight into gaol life from the old days...look through the gaol...dress up and take a picture...history buffs should get a buzz

Thank Darren B
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Arriving here you wouldn't expect the old Gaol to be here. Entering the building you pay your admission $8 per adult. A few souvenirs here for the picking also. Entering the gaol it didn't have a morbid feeling like others I've visited. This being a...More

Thank Rob B
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Quite a experience to be had visiting this amazing place. Standing in the courtyard by ourselves looking around just shutting off your senses and listening..... listening...... listening...... yet hearing nothing. Then your other senses kick in with your eyes visually scaling every inch seeing if...More

Thank Constantgrazing
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Worth a visit interesting information about the prisoners very well maintained and reasonable entry fee.

Thank Coral M
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Sue L
22 January 2017|
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Response from Rachel L | Reviewed this property |
Don't think so.