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It was sooooo interesting - so much reading do to in each room,so don't forget your glasses! Each cell has a different them of artefacts, the gardens are beautiful, and the curator/custodian is incredibly in formative and fair - he didn't lock us in there!...More
When we got to Hay Gaol Museum, it was open but no one was on duty. There was an honesty box near the door, which recommended an entry fee of $4.
The building dates back to the 19th century and carries with it a whiff...More
We visited Hay, a lovely NSW country town and visited the Gaol Museum. This museum has a large variety of memorabilia from machinery to medical instruments. This gaol was also used as a girls home for the most disobedient girls from Parramatta Girls Home from...More
Only $4 to get in and an honesty box. A good collection of old typewriters, kitchen equipment, farm machinery, cameras, hospital equipment etc. 1 room was set up still as a girl's room in the institution. There was also a beautiful old house with big...More
This is interesting in reading the history of the place but the on the whole it's a bit of a mish, mash of different things. We found the best part was the oldest aboriginal canoe the best and most interesting part of this place.
Great place. Honesty system. $4 a person. Would pay more. Very well presented. A great walk back in time. Plenty of history. Make sure you walk around the back of the goal and check out the old farm machinery and cars.
Really enjoyed the Goal. Cheap admission. Lots of interesting stuff to look at, even the kids loved wandering around looking at all the old things.
The gardens are well maintained. Something interesting to be learned for all ages!
Did a stopover in hay with the family on the was to broken hill.
Hay is a wonderful town with plenty of historical sites to see.
We ended up visiting the Hay Goal Museum, kids had a great time running around and learning local history....More