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Beechworth Gaol Unlocked

Ford St & Williams St, Beechworth, Victoria 3747, Australia
+61 1300 774 766
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Excellent tour

Toured through the gaol with school age children. Tour was well paced and alsovery interesting... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Shuz712
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Australia
via mobile
Fantastic tour

We did the tour today and I found it absolutely fascinating. Our tour guide Darren was very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
margbrockfield
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Wodonga, Australia
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Ford St & Williams St, Beechworth, Victoria 3747, Australia
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+61 1300 774 766
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Reviewed 3 days ago 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

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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

One of our kids really wanted to do this tour and so we detoured back from holiday. All 5 of us were so glad we did. Darren our guide was so informative and knew everything about the gaol. It cost $40 for a family ticket...More

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Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Staff were very friendly. The tour itself was very interesting and informative and it was nice to be able to grab a coffe from the cafe beforehand.

Thank Mel S
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

This tour is great and you see it all .Informative and fun tour for the whole family .The tour guide was fantastic and informative and answered all the question well

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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

First time doing the history tour at the old prison and it was very interesting! I love learning about the history of old places and the tour guide we had was very knowledgeable about the place. It’s a very informative tour and I would definitely...More

Thank Felicity B
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Reviewed 23 April 2018

We couldnt believe the stories the guide told us about this goal, it was facinating and so hard to believe how the prisoners were treated. Unreal. Even women with babies held there, and the cells are sooooooooo small and cold in winter and boiling hot...More

Thank Christine B
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Reviewed 14 April 2018

Graham our guide was a personable, informative and interesting tour guide. The tour was well paced with plenty of opportunity to look and see while listening to the stories of some famous inmates and the harsh conditions endured by those serving time. Surprised to learn...More

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Oges473
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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
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