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Beechworth Gaol Unlocked

Ford St & Williams St, Beechworth, Victoria 3747, Australia
+61 1300 774 766
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Saturday evening tour

We toured the old jail at 7.30pm on a 40 degree day, but it was the right decision. I cant... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Yolanda C
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Informative experience

The hosts were very informative and presented the information and stories perfectly. The tour... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Thomas B
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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 1 week ago via mobile

We toured the old jail at 7.30pm on a 40 degree day, but it was the right decision. I cant remember the name of our guode and for that I apologise but he was fabulous. The information was great and appropriate for our 3 girls....More

Thank Yolanda C
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hosts were very informative and presented the information and stories perfectly. The tour allowed you to see all parts of the Gaol at your leisure whilst having the tour guide to explain each section and answer any questions.

Thank Thomas B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an excellent tour in spite of the large number of people. The guide had everything at his fingertips, catering easily and readily to the queries of adults and curious children. In many ways it was a grisly, disturbing tour that revealed facts about...More

Thank Neville B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved this... kids don’t get bored waiting for the allocated slots of the visit as there is games in the courtyard to play whilst waiting & a coffee van! Very interesting to hear all about the history of this place & its prisoners .. very...More

Thank juliesholiday
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting and informative. Fantastic tour guide (29 Jan 1100 tour). Good value. One not to miss.

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well this is definitely one you need to put on your list! Takes just over an hour and was really interesting! Guide was very knowledgeable and passionate and was great with the kids Go here !

Thank Mullso
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are very interested in gaols and always check them out. This one was very interesting and I highly recommend the tour to get the most information out of the visit. Fascinating piece of Australian history. Wonderful to hear that the building will be preserved...More

Thank Lenny8
Reviewed 26 November 2017

There are many parts to the history of Beechworth and this is an interesting one. The information that goes along with the events that took place here are fascinating.

Thank Dan W
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

This Gail is now run by private interests having ceased as a prison in 2005.Our one hour guided tour was excellent.Certainly prison in the olden day’s was very tough but even in recent times it looked pretty tough.The small size of the cells was a...More

Thank Brian B
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Knowledgeable guide and let’s face it, a unique venue makes this worth a visit. We had people flying solo and families with kids all engaged in the stories of this historic goal, and some of its more colourful inmates and staff. In some areas it...More

Thank Lisa M
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Oges473
15 August 2017|
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Response from Dave W | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are as far as I'm aware gaol tour is great Beechworth great hope this helps
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