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Old Melbourne Gaol Tour

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 throughout school holidays and an immersive lock-up experience in the infamous City Watch House, the Gaol remains Melbourne’s most spell-binding journey into its past.

Adult $28.00
Child $15.00 (5-15yrs)
Family $65.00 (2 Adults and 2 Children)
Single Family $48.00 (1 Adult and 2 Children)

What's included

  • Access to the Gaol and the Police Watch house.
  • Access to the former Magistrates´court during Victorian school holidays

Duration

  • Allow approximately 90 minutes for the whole experience

Location

  • 377 Russell St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia: The Gaol does not have on-site parking but there is paid street parking on La Trobe Street and several car parks close by including Melbourne Central and QV. The Gaol is a two-minute walk from Melbourne Central Station or via tram catch the free City Circle tram no.35 to stop 7 on the corner of La Trobe and Russell Streets.

Restrictions

  • Parents are advised the Gaol contains historical material that may be unsuitable for young children.

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.

Notes

  • Open Daily 9.30am - 5.00pm (suggested last entry 3:30pm). Tickets cover entry to two buildings, the Gaol & the Police Watch-house. The Gaol is self-guided and access to the Watch House runs on a timetable throughout the day. (These times vary and are not published) Please note visiting the watch-house at the specified time is the only way to see this building.

    National Trust members receive free general admission

  • Child age range: 5-15yrs

    Family Pass consists of 2 Adults and 2 Children

    Single Family Pass consits 1 Adult and 2 Children

    ( Extra children can be added to a family price for $5 extra per extra child - this can be added as you proceed through the checkout)

Available Bookings from January 18 to January 24

Change Dates

All prices are shown in AUD ($)

Sat 18 Jan
Sun 19 Jan
Mon 20 Jan
Tue 21 Jan
Wed 22 Jan
Thu 23 Jan
Fri 24 Jan

2spaces priced from:

  • Adult$28.00
  • Child$15.00
  • Family$49.00
  • Single Family$36.00

8spaces priced from:

  • Adult$22.00
  • Child$15.00
  • Family$49.00
  • Single Family$36.00

10spaces priced from:

  • Adult$22.00
  • Child$15.00
  • Family$49.00
  • Single Family$36.00

9spaces priced from:

  • Adult$22.00
  • Child$15.00
  • Family$49.00
  • Single Family$36.00

8spaces priced from:

  • Adult$18.00
  • Child$15.00
  • Family$49.00
  • Single Family$36.00

7spaces priced from:

  • Adult$22.00
  • Child$15.00
  • Family$49.00
  • Single Family$36.00

9spaces priced from:

  • Adult$22.00
  • Child$15.00
  • Family$49.00
  • Single Family$36.00

6spaces priced from:

  • Adult$28.00
  • Child$15.00
  • Family$65.00
  • Single Family$48.00

4spaces priced from:

  • Adult$28.00
  • Child$15.00
  • Family$65.00
  • Single Family$48.00

6spaces priced from:

  • Adult$28.00
  • Child$15.00
  • Family$65.00
  • Single Family$48.00

5spaces priced from:

  • Adult$28.00
  • Child$15.00
  • Family$65.00
  • Single Family$48.00

7spaces priced from:

  • Adult$28.00
  • Child$15.00
  • Family$65.00
  • Single Family$48.00

6spaces priced from:

  • Adult$28.00
  • Child$15.00
  • Family$65.00
  • Single Family$48.00

4spaces priced from:

  • Adult$28.00
  • Child$15.00
  • Family$65.00
  • Single Family$48.00

10:00 a.m.Thursday 13 July

Spaces Left

Adult

    Child 5-15yrs

      Family 2 Adults and 2 Children

        Single Family 1 Adult and 2 Children

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