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Beechworth Gaol Unlocked

Ford St & Williams St, Beechworth, Victoria 3747, Australia
+61 1300 774 766
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cold & old

much colder inside than outside in the middle of winter, was interesting, lots of history & guide... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Croydon, Australia
What a Surprise!

We did the gaol tour as an afterthought - having visited Beechworth a few times we had never... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sydney, Australia
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Ford St & Williams St, Beechworth, Victoria 3747, Australia
+61 1300 774 766
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Reviewed 1 week ago

much colder inside than outside in the middle of winter, was interesting, lots of history & guide was excellent

Thank Milligate
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did the gaol tour as an afterthought - having visited Beechworth a few times we had never bothered but decided this was the day. So pleased we did - it was extremely informative and our guide, Darren, a wealth of knowledge. However, if visiting...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Second time I have visited and it is a fascinating look into the past and Victoria's history. Darren the guide is knowledgeable and makes it fun. Yes Beechworth is cold in winter but it adds to the experience and it must have been a tough...More

Thank Guy S
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Fascinating...couldn't find any info on website but went anyway and timed it perfectly for the only tour of the day. Guide Darren organised our tickets and off we went. He was very knowledgeable and shared lots of very interesting facts about the goal and it's...More

2  Thank Penny P
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed this place there is lots of history here about what went on inside these walls self guide tour through jail doesn't last the longest for the admission price which is a bit steep good to visit whilst in Beechworth abaiit the price

1  Thank Dave W
Reviewed 12 June 2017

We went on the tour. The guide was very knowledgeable and interesting. The only thing was there were a lot of people on the tour so it was quite hard to get around the buildings. I don't think the tours are capped. It's very cold....More

Thank Debbie H
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Just walking around Beechworth and outside Gaol when Darren the "Gaoler" caught us slinking away. He said there was a tour in 30 min so we went and got coffee and car, came back and commenced tour with about 7 others. And very interesting Darren...More

Thank glennlevens
Reviewed 6 May 2017

had a great tour of this gaol. very informative guide and keep my interest for the entire 1.5 hour tour. So much information and the experience of one of Australia's toughest gaols

Thank Hoppy6951
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Brilliant tour. The tour guide was passionate and very informative. The fact that this gaol was operating up until 2004 is mind blowing. It certainly dispels the belief that prisoners have it easy. Apart from this depressing aspect the history is phenomanal. Ned Kelly and...More

Thank Karen F
Reviewed 23 April 2017

This was a great tour of the gaol. The guide was excellent and the history very interesting. Highly recommended

Thank Fay C
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15 August 2017|
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