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Beechworth Gaol Unlocked

Ford St & Williams St, Beechworth, Victoria 3747, Australia
+61 1300 774 766
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Rich with History

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

Reviewed yesterday
alexandrapetrollini
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Melbourne, Australia
would not want tob an inmate

What a great tour we had by a very knowgeable guide and good value for money. Took over an hour to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
John B
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Melbourne, Australia
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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 yesterday

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

Thank alexandrapetrollini
Reviewed 2 days ago

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We went for this tour, wanting to see how the insides of a gaol look like and so glad we decided to make this part of our itinerary. So much history (not to forget all the Ned Kelly stories) behind the razor wires. Darren, our...More

Thank gracehui2
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

My partner and I came here on Easter Saturday, and did the guided tour. We both loved it and found it really interesting - it certainly helped that our guide, Darren, was extremely knowledgable and informative. Even with a big group (60 odd people, I'd...More

Thank Jessica P
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Tour was informative, full of detail and an absolute pleasure to take it with Darren. So much to learn, so much history!

Thank osbornes495
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