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Hangman's Night Tour at Old Melbourne Gaol

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Old Melbourne Gaol Night Tours

Old Melbourne Gaol Night Tours invites you to experience the Hangman's Night Tour.

Home to Melbourne's oldest prison, historic Magistrate's Court and former Police City Watch House, Russell Street has been the heart of crime, law and order in Melbourne since the 1840's.

Most of Australia's infamous characters, including the iconic bushranger Ned Kelly and notorious gangster Squizzy Taylor have spent time within the walls of this amazing precinct. Today the award-winning tourism attraction is an opportunity to step back in time and walk the road to the gallows in a 19th century prison.

What stories would a hangman tell you if he was guiding you around the Gaol, where he was the master of the rope? What other stories from the dark side will find their way into this performance? Book the Hangman's Night Tour and find out if you are game?

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Price

$35.00

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Days of operation:
  • Please call or visit the website for more information.

    Departure details: 01/01/01 - 01/01/01

Activities:
  • Self guided

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Old Melbourne Gaol invites you to experience the Gaol by candlelight.

Over many years, staff and visitors have experienced an unexplainable presence in the Gaol. Do ghosts still roam the cells? Discover for yourself with the 'Ghost, what Ghosts?' night tour.

What stories would a hangman tell you if he was guiding you around the Gaol, where he was the master of the rope? Find out on the 'Hangman's Night Tour'.

The tours run for a total of an hour and a half, including 45 minutes to one hour with the guide, and then you can explore the Gaol, with the lights on for 30 to 45 minutes.

Tours are not recommended for children under the age of 12 and bookings are required.

Memberships:
  • National Trust