• History & heritage

Old Melbourne Gaol

Step back in time to Melbourne’s most feared destination since 1845, Old Melbourne Gaol.

Shrouded in secrets, wander the same cells and halls as some of history’s most notorious criminals, from Ned Kelly to Squizzy Taylor, and discover the stories that never left. Hosting day and night tours, exclusive events and kids activities
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throughout school holidays, the Gaol remains Melbourne’s most spell-binding journey into its past.

The Old Melbourne Gaol is a two minute walk from Melbourne Central Station. Or catch the free City Circle tram to stop number seven on the corner of La Trobe and Russell Streets.

Content: National Trust (Victoria)
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Cost:
Indicative prices
$15.00 - $28.00

$30 Adult $25 Concession $17 Child (5-15 years) $70 Family (2 adults + 2 children) $50 1 Adult Family (1 adult + 2 children) $7 extra child on family tickets National Trust members receive free general admission

Child
$17.00

(5-15 years)

Opening hours:
  • Wednesday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
  • Thursday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
  • Friday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
  • Sunday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: Closed

25 Dec 2020

  • Closed

02 Apr 2021

  • Closed
Accessibility:
  • Actively welcomes people with access needs
Facilities:
  • Coach parking
  • Non smoking establishment
  • Public toilet
  • Shop
Membership:
  • National Trust

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377 Russell Street, Melbourne, Victoria, 3000
  • -37.807514 144.965018