Old Melbourne Gaol
Old Melbourne Gaol
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Old Melbourne Gaol

Address: 377 Russell St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000

Phone: 03 8663 7228  |  Fax: 03 9650 2310  

Email: info@oldmelbournegaol.com.au
Web: oldmelbournegaol.com.au

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Built in the 1800s to house Victoria's rapidly growing criminal population, the multi award winning Old Melbourne Gaol is one of Melbourne's oldest surviving buildings and one of the city's must-see attractions, especially their Crime and Justice Experience.

Step inside this imposing bluestone institution, a site of over 130 hangings, and enter a world where some of Australia's most infamous criminals were held, including bushranger Ned Kelly and notorious gangster Squizzy Taylor.

View the cells where the prisoners were held, discover the life and death of Ned Kelly, be arrested by the Charge Sergeant in the Police Watch House.

You can also see the Old Melbourne Gaol by candlelight with one of their night tours!

Content: Old Melbourne Gaol Crime & Justice Experience

Cost

TypeValid fromValid toEntry cost($)

Adult

31/08/1330/08/14$25.00

Concession

With a valid concession card

31/08/1330/08/14$20.00

Child

31/08/1330/08/14$13.50

Family

Two adults and up to two children. Additional children $5 per child

31/08/1330/08/14$55.00

National Trust Member

With valid National Trust Membership Card

31/08/1330/08/14 Free

Cancellation and booking policy

Please contact Old Melbourne Gaol directly for the booking and cancellation policy.

Local directions

For public transport to Old Melbourne Gaol Gaol, take the free City Circle tram or if travelling by train get off at Melbourne Central Station and walk up La Trobe Street until the corner of Russel Street and to the left is Old Melbourne Gaol.

Facilities

  • Coach parking
  • Guide
  • Interpretive centre
  • Interactive centre

Tourism awards

2010  - Victorian Tourism Awards  - Winner

2010  - Victorian Tourism Awards  - Hall Of Fame

Opening hours

Daily
9:30am -5:00pm
Closed Good Friday and Christmas Day

Memberships

  • Cultural Tourism Industry Group
  • Museums Australia
  • National Trust
  • Tourism Alliance Victoria

How to get here

Melbourne