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Old Wentworth Gaol

Beverly Street, Wentworth, New South Wales, Australia
+61 3 5027 3337
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Intriguing

If you love history this is a really interesting place. How the prisoners suffered was quite... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gwyneth C
Well worth a visit

Lots of history here. The goal is in almost original condition and well worth visiting. Friendly... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jenny G
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Mornington Peninsula, Australia
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good63%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
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“for sale” (10 reviews)
LOCATION
Beverly Street, Wentworth, New South Wales, Australia
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+61 3 5027 3337
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"well worth a visit"
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"for sale"
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"self guided tour"
in 7 reviews
"interesting history"
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"piece of history"
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"step back in time"
in 3 reviews
"salvation army"
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"in excellent condition"
in 3 reviews
"interesting place to visit"
in 3 reviews
"cheap entry fee"
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"per adult"
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"old days"
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"earlier days"
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"great gift shop"
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"local school"
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"harsh conditions"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you love history this is a really interesting place. How the prisoners suffered was quite horrific. But as one man said. Such is life.

Thank Gwyneth C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots of history here. The goal is in almost original condition and well worth visiting. Friendly staff. Seniors discounts too. Just across the road from the pioneer museum.

Thank Jenny G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I do not visit inside jails, but I can admire the workmanship of the structure and read of part of the history. A very nice section set up in the old wardens quarters of bric a brac and historical bits and pieces. For those who...More

Thank GLW1941
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really interesting! A good hour spent here. Really enjoyed learning about the Salvation Army ladies, and the displays were very interesting and informative.

Thank Nicky W
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fun little tour for an hour or so with kids. They got to wear some of the clothes and found it quite interesting.

Thank craftbeertravel
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Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

Absolutely LOVED the self guided tour and information. Have been multiple times. Would absolutely recommend.

Thank Cade M
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Reviewed 21 March 2018

This old building is very well preserved, so it is easy to imagine what it felt like to be a prisoner here. The staff person (possibly a volunteer?) was very helpful. There are information signs around to explain the various buildings and rooms. In a...More

Thank Judy F
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Reviewed 20 March 2018

This was a great place to visit. Very educational for kids, and adults. Worth a look to see some of Australian history.

Thank Brooke22173
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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Shame not being used. Today's prisoners would be in for a shock if they had to go through yesteryears conditions.

Thank Mary K
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Reviewed 1 March 2018

wow another historical site love it was great bought some good items as well for to remember the place as well

Thank _ann_nedkelly64
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Sue L
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