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Huron Historic Gaol

181 Victoria Street, Goderich, Ontario N7A 2T8, Canada
+1 519-524-2686
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VERY INTERESTING

it was fun to go through the Gaol, and read the info and and listen to the recordings to learn how... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2017
missscarlettfeather
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Burlington, Canada
Great tour

It was so interesting to go through the jail and learning the history of the inmates and how it... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2017
menarylinda
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Arthur, Canada
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181 Victoria Street, Goderich, Ontario N7A 2T8, Canada
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Reviewed 28 October 2017

it was fun to go through the Gaol, and read the info and and listen to the recordings to learn how it was back in the day. Didn't even know it existed till we came up there, make sure you check it out! :)

Thank missscarlettfeather
Reviewed 24 October 2017

It was so interesting to go through the jail and learning the history of the inmates and how it was ran back in the early days to closing of the jail .so much to see and learning that I have now made 3 visits now...More

1  Thank menarylinda
Joseph N, Public Relations Manager at Huron Historic Gaol, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

Thank you for visiting the Gaol so frequently! We're glad that you found the exhibits informative!

Reviewed 15 October 2017

We visited this Historic Gaol in October 2017. We were looking for something to do and noticed the very fair admission price ($5). This is a self-guided tour with audio sticks that you can use for more information. This 3 level prison dates back to...More

1  Thank Aimee A
Joseph N, Public Relations Manager at Huron Historic Gaol, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

Thank you for your visit to the Gaol, and for your kind review!

Reviewed 17 September 2017

The self-guided tour with audio "stick" was interesting and worth the modest admission. It was startling to visit the cell blocks and learn that this was in use until the 1970s. Some of the stories about the prisoners are painfully sad. As a previous reviewer...More

1  Thank PhotoPhinish
Reviewed 17 September 2017

A very interesting piece of Goderich history. You can obtain an audio guide if you wish. The stories about some former inmates are both interesting and sad to read.

Thank RivieraLady
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Behind the Bars is a must do! It was excellent! The characters were very well performed and informative. Each one had a story and interacted with visitors. The Gaol is a piece of history and not to be missed.

Thank CinR
Reviewed 8 September 2017

We were surprised how interesting the visit to the gaol was, and learned quite a bit. You can also get a pass to the Museum.

Thank CA L
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Glad we went here, very interesting and a piece of history. We enjoyed it. Well organized and good value for your money.

Thank peace0mind
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Nice museum. Very interesting way to kill 1/2 hour of time. Well run. Some interesting facts and exhibits

Thank denny94
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

It was very interesting for adults but our 3, 5 and 7 year old boys didn't get that much out of it. We went on a Thursday evening when they had actors playing the parts of actual gaolers that stayed in the gaol. The boys...More

Thank Robert G
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Hi I don't remember seeing any Linens on our tour, Sept/2016.
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