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Old Gaol Museum & Craft Centre

Open today: 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
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My husband & I have visited a few gaols over the years, only as tourists, not inmates. Pentridge... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Perth, Australia
Interesting History and Craft

Enjoyed visiting the Old Gaol Museum and learning about its history, I liked being able to freely... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Perth, Australia
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84 Chapman Rd, Geraldton, Western Australia 6530, Australia
+61 8 9921 1614
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband & I have visited a few gaols over the years, only as tourists, not inmates. Pentridge, Port Arthur, Wentworth to name a few. Even though this is a small gaol, it never ceases to amaze me how eery the feeling I get when...More

Thank jmhildebrand2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed visiting the Old Gaol Museum and learning about its history, I liked being able to freely wander through each area and take it all in. I love that the Craft Centre is part of the museum and the artists were happy to have a...More

Thank T_RNEE
Reviewed 29 March 2018

A most pleasant visit on our own and then another visit as part of a group tour. Fascinating history to this building and local people have occupied the cells to sell local made crafts and keep the building in good condition.All due to a friendly...More

Thank Mal H
Reviewed 12 December 2017

I've lived in Geraldton for ages and never been in this place, so when I had the chance to take a group of 25 kids there I jumped at it. The tour guides were amazing with the kids. The rooms are well set out and...More

Thank Karen L
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

I’ve lived in Geraldton my whole 18 years and always wondered what the Old Goal looked like and what it had to offer, I was not disappointed when I finally got to visit it!! It’s very spectacular with lots of information about the history of...More

Thank Jmae98
Reviewed 21 November 2017

Large old gaol with plenty of interpretive displays and photos with stories. The crafters are all volunteers so you can never be sure who will be there. We found some lovely gifts.

Thank Popadom50
Reviewed 8 November 2017

We were lucky ,a guided tour was just setting off which we tagged on to which explained the history.The Craft Centre was low key but very well done in the old goal

Thank richard p
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Original place to visite free and see many things. The hours are not great but the guides are volunteer

Thank plantecaudex
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Finally a museum that has done something to keep things in good order. Coming from the north we have seen several musea that were really interesting (miners, 1 mile jetty etc). We noticed that people seem to put old stuff outside and then it sort...More

Thank Theo V
Reviewed 25 July 2017

historic old gaol with a good selection of crafts. Interesting to have a look around if you are in the area

Thank lefamily5
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