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Huron Historic Gaol

181 Victoria Street, Goderich, Ontario N7A 2T8, Canada
+1 519-524-2686
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A walk into History

My boyfriend and I visited on a rainy day looking for something to fill our time- it was an amazing... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Brittanyyyanne
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Kitchener, Canada
Great and fun history lesson!

We went to the Behind the Bars event which happens every Tuesday and Thursday evening through the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Doulamel
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Goderich, Canada
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181 Victoria Street, Goderich, Ontario N7A 2T8, Canada
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+1 519-524-2686
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Reviewed yesterday

My boyfriend and I visited on a rainy day looking for something to fill our time- it was an amazing find. The Historic Gaol and museum had an offer- both for $7.50 vs $5 for each individually. We walked through the old gaol and got...More

Thank Brittanyyyanne
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went to the Behind the Bars event which happens every Tuesday and Thursday evening through the summer. What a wonderful way to learn about the jail! Actors act out workers and prisoners who actually lived in the jail at one point. It's interactive and...More

Thank Doulamel
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were driving by and saw the gaol (jail) was open. The admission was only $4.50 pp and while not a large facility, it was very interesting and definitely well worth the visit. Hard to imagine being confined in such small cells.

Thank Jim0693
Management response:Responded 6 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to give the Huron Historic Gaol a review! We're glad you enjoyed your visit and we hope you return in the future!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited the Gaol (found out pronounced jail, old English) and was shocked to learn that not only did the criminals lived in these conditions but so did the jailer AND his family until proper housing was built later on for the jailer/family. If modern...More

Thank sandracjames
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to give the Gaol a review! We're glad you found your visit so informative - we hope you visit us again!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved it. Country jail and governor's house. Lots of activities during the summer on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. A must visit if you are in Huron County.

Thank Angelo I
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really enjoyed our visit here. Such a lot of history here. Everything has been preserved so well.nice place to spend an hour.

Thank Geoff L
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to give the Gaol a review! We're glad you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are not many places left around like this and this one is a treasure. Step back into the past and see what it was like for both guards and inmates.

Thank Dan D
Management response:Responded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review - We're glad you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a rainy day so did the Jail tour and the Museum tour, you get a discount for both. Very interesting exhibits.

Thank Glenn T
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your comment! We hope you visit us again soon!

Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

A nice surprise in a small town. Well cared for with interesting exhibits. Some dark history here, and some insight into crime and punishment 100 years ago. Worth the visit!

Thank docsam02
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review! We're glad you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

The Huron Historic Gaol is one of the best small town museums we've seen! Staff are very friendly and knowledgable.

Thank Acmedino
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback - we hope you visit us again!

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Response from Doug C | Reviewed this property |
Hi I don't remember seeing any Linens on our tour, Sept/2016.
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