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Beechworth Gaol Unlocked

Ford St & Williams St, Beechworth, Victoria 3747, Australia
+61 1300 774 766
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Beechworth Goal

Fascinating...couldn't find any info on website but went anyway and timed it perfectly for the only... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Penny P
via mobile
History

Enjoyed this place there is lots of history here about what went on inside these walls self guide... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Dave W
via mobile
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  • Excellent40%
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  • Average16%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible6%
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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 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fascinating...couldn't find any info on website but went anyway and timed it perfectly for the only tour of the day. Guide Darren organised our tickets and off we went. He was very knowledgeable and shared lots of very interesting facts about the goal and it's...More

2  Thank Penny P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed this place there is lots of history here about what went on inside these walls self guide tour through jail doesn't last the longest for the admission price which is a bit steep good to visit whilst in Beechworth abaiit the price

1  Thank Dave W
Reviewed 11 June 2017

We went on the tour. The guide was very knowledgeable and interesting. The only thing was there were a lot of people on the tour so it was quite hard to get around the buildings. I don't think the tours are capped. It's very cold....More

Thank Debbie H
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Just walking around Beechworth and outside Gaol when Darren the "Gaoler" caught us slinking away. He said there was a tour in 30 min so we went and got coffee and car, came back and commenced tour with about 7 others. And very interesting Darren...More

Thank glennlevens
Reviewed 6 May 2017

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 23 April 2017

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 23 April 2017

This was a great tour of the gaol. The guide was excellent and the history very interesting. Highly recommended

Thank Fay C
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Take a tour of this interesting heritage listed Gaol. Our Tour guide was fantastic, and also a wealth of knowledge. Well worth the money to experience first hand an inside look at the Gaol.

Thank Toppy20
Reviewed 15 March 2017

The one hour walking tour of the gaol was extremely interesting, the guide most knowledgeable about the general history of the gaol and had a number of interesting anecdotes on the prison's most famous (infamous) guests...well worth the cost of admission.

Thank Stephen W
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Went there today. Guide knew her stuff but overall nothing special. If you do visit probably better to just take yourself around as plenty of information to read for yourself. Not really missing out if you don't make it to this one.

1  Thank nb5555
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