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Address: 37 Bathurst St, Richmond, Clarence, Tasmania 7025, Australia
Phone Number:
+61 3 6260 2127
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US$72.98*
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Bonorong Wildlife Park and Richmond Afternoon Tour from Hobart
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Great Attraction, So Much History.

We decided to visit Richmond Gaol which on a tour, definitely glad we did. So much history & it's perfectly preserved, was great to read all the information & take it all in... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
lucykitley
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30 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We decided to visit Richmond Gaol which on a tour, definitely glad we did. So much history & it's perfectly preserved, was great to read all the information & take it all in. Very reasonably priced too.

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1 Thank lucykitley
The Woodlands, Texas
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

No remodel just good condition of original jail. Very much worth the modest price of entry and be sure and see the bridge very nearby

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1 Thank Keith S
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37 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The Richmond Gaol was small, but full of history. It was very well preserved, and had very informative write ups in each room, and for every artefact. The price was really budget friendly ($9 per adult), and they also were a part of the entertainment booklet, so it was 'buy one get one free' for adults. I really enjoyed that... More 

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1 Thank Lauren K
Adelaide, Australia
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great value for money at $9 entry and $22 a family! Was a Great place to visit and fantastic to see it in its original state! The place is NOT pram friendly but we managed with ours and thankfully our son was too exhausted and fell asleep!

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Thank Alana R
Ipswich, Australia
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28 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The walls hide a wealth of information, and you can't help but question..."why and how can people be so sadistic and vicious to other human beings". Unfortunately history repeats!! The displays are not too busy and you have time to "feel" the history. Worth the entry fee.

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Thank Matt-mcleish
Broome, Australia
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

It was a great old gaol, very informative, the man at the front very friendly, interactive for the kids, was great to visit, would recommend it.

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Thank belmck
Warragul, Australia
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41 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great, well preserved facility a good mix of audio & written presentations throughout the buildings. Lots of artefacts to look at. Gives a good sense of what life was like for convicts at the time without the overwhelming presence of other locations such as Port Arthur.

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Thank Jacqui M
Melbourne, Australia
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17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great time wandering around the gaol for around an hour. Beautifully preserved and good value for money with a $22 family ticket.

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Thank Phil G
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30 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

On par with old Dubbo gaol with a twist! An exciting challenge for the keen eye for all ages. We got them all!

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Thank Clinton P
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45 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful place. Lovely displays. Great for Kids. Highly recommended. Imagine the possibilities ;P lol.....

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Thank Nigel M

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