enthusiastic guide who was a wealth of information, well worth the visit. Lots of history to absorb.
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Well worth the price to see how life was in gaol in Australia 🇦🇺, really educational and the lock at the end is brilliant , tour guides are really friendly and good to talk to
Really interesting, but ring ahead and take the guided tour otherwise the kids will likely get bored senseless after looking in the 5th or 6th identical cell. That is not to say that the information boards in the cells were not really interesting, but young...More
Interesting couple of hours in the jail that was the last home of Ned Kelly. The jail has a rich dark history and the building structure and conditions itself just reeks of this. The young staff at entrance were kind and ready. Once entered we...More
We went to the old gaol and it was a great history lesson learning about the infamous Ned Kelly who was hanged here. The cells were grim and small but had lots of information to read. The prison was quite dark and not pleasant however...More
You get a long time to walk around the main building, which has lots of interesting things to read in it, and is a good way to spend an hour. As part of the price of the ticket you get to be 'arrested' as a...More
As part of the entry price you are shown what it is like to be arrested and locked up in this famous prison. There are also informative displays on the various prisoners that lived and died at the gaol. Worth checking out.
Thank you for your review. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your visit to the Gaol! We hope you will come see us again sometime soon!
I have wanted to check out the old Melbourne goal for many years, and had some time after a flight back to Australia from NZ for a wedding to finally do so. Sergeant Shanahan was very impressive in the role, and a wealth of knowledge...More
Thank you for your review. Its so great to hear you had such a great time here at the Gaol and your feedback will be passed onto Sergeant Shanahan. We agree she is fantastic!
A very informative and interesting guide to the gaol. Would have loved to do this venture at night but didn't have the time. The initial part of "getting arrested" was fantastic!! Highly recommended.
Thank you for your review. Its wonderful to hear you enjoyed your time with us at the Old Melbourne Gaol! Hopefully we will see you again in the future at one of our night tours.