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Good building - contents need work

The buildings are in great condition and it was wonderful to be able to enter to get a sense of... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2018
Melbourne, Australia
Worth the visit

This is a self guided tour of the goal with an $8 entry fee. It was very good with lots of stories... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2018
Karen S
Adelaide, Australia
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Beverly Street, Wentworth, New South Wales, Australia
+61 3 5027 3337
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The Old Wentworth Gaol was a great place to visit and really worth the drive from Mildura. There are some really interesting stories to read and the information provided was good. Our kids really enjoyed it.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Tracey C
Reviewed 30 November 2018 via mobile

Went to see some history $16 for 2 adults is probably a bit rich maybe gold coin donation be better since nothing has been updated since ....... and it’s a self tour.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lisa O
Reviewed 12 November 2018

The buildings are in great condition and it was wonderful to be able to enter to get a sense of life as a prisoner or warder. The information provided was very interesting, but often badly presented. Eg: the copies of court room transcripts were mostly...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 11 November 2018

This is a self guided tour of the goal with an $8 entry fee. It was very good with lots of stories to tell. There was also a recipe for alcohol which should put you in hospital!!!! But they drank it. Probably explains why they...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Karen S
Reviewed 14 October 2018

This well preserved gaol only served its purpose for 47 years, closing when prisoner numbers did not justify its continued opening. The structure comprises the male and female cell blocks - the latter with two cells only which proved to be insufficient as up to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank John_M255115
Reviewed 21 September 2018

was OK not for us mot really our cup of 4ea but others may love it to each their own go see for yourself

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Carol B
Reviewed 12 September 2018

This place has lots of local history and why people went to goal. Amasing to see when the goal closed it was transformed into the local primary school for a while

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Tony2707
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Info: visited on a sunny Saturday morning with family. $8 each for entry fee for adults. Explored for about 1hr. Old historical goal. Pros: Very authentic experience Plenty of artifacts to see Opportunity to learn about the history of the Gaol Good photo opportunity Family...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 5 September 2018

Ok... few old buildings and a few displays but hardly worth a long drive. OK if your close but don't travel too far.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MrPiquet
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

I popped into Wentworth Gaol while walking around checking out places Of interest around Wentworth Friendly reception. After paying a small entry fee, I was given an easy to follow map & was on my way. Easy to read signs at each map point made...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Don't think so.