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This is worth a visit because you can wander through at your own pace. There was no tour guide... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Kurrajong, Australia
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Great informative tour by guide graeme. A trip through history of this penal institution as we... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2018
Greater Perth, Australia
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Ford St & Williams St, Beechworth, Victoria 3747, Australia
+61 417 116 571
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

2 friends and I did the Tour on Saturday, 25th August. It was very interesting and informative. It was well worth the Concession price of $10.

Thank Laurene J
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is worth a visit because you can wander through at your own pace. There was no tour guide, however there is much to see and read about along the way. CSNSW vacated the gaol and its as if they could return the next day....More

1  Thank Bitsa57
Reviewed 11 August 2018

tour guide a wealth of information. interesting to see and hear the history. to stand where Ned Kelly stood. NOT a reproduction.

1  Thank rayanneelizabeth64
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

The tour of Beechworth prison was fantastic! We had the best guide who was so knowledgable, engaging and funny. The history behind this prison is facinating! A must see. My children ages 6,9,11 loved it!

1  Thank Marita C
Reviewed 2 August 2018

Having visited J Ward in Aarat, I found that the Beechworth Goal tour to be disapointing. The Guide strictly adhered to a memorized script and planned route. I felt that I was being spoken at rather than spoken to, there was little time for questions...More

Thank Toni G
Darren S, Manager at Beechworth Gaol Unlocked, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

Hi Toni, Thanks for your feedback. Our guides do stick to a script as our tours are extensively researched and we like to make sure we provide an accurate portrayal of the gaols history. In addition we do actually encourage questions and this is highlighted...More

Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

We decided to attend the Beechworth gaol tour and it was very interesting. Our guide Graham had many amazing stories to share of the history of the gaol and made it all the more captivating. Beechworth gaol is well worth a visit to step back...More

Thank Bronwen K
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Toured through the gaol with school age children. Tour was well paced and alsovery interesting. Alot of it went over my lityle ones head which was good but she got alot of intetesting facts from in. It lasted a bit over an hour and was...More

Thank Shuz712
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

We did the tour today and I found it absolutely fascinating. Our tour guide Darren was very knowledgeable and informative. The kids also thought it was great as there was lots of info on Ned Kelly. Great value at $40 for a family, I would...More

Thank margbrockfield
Reviewed 5 July 2018

The Tour is well worth it. Really gives a great sense of what life in prison would have been like. Alcatraz may beat it for scenic location, but nothing beats a place where you know some of its characters from Australian history and especially given...More

Thank Buncs
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Great informative tour by guide graeme. A trip through history of this penal institution as we heard about the history, the prison routine and the famous inmates. It would have been such a forboding experience to be locked up in the small spartan and freezing...More

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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