Old Beechworth Gaol, Beechworth

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Visit Old Beechworth Gaol to see the prison that once housed the infamous Ned Kelly and his gang. This former prison, which was the site of eight convict executions, now runs daily tours and hosts special events. You can choose from four different walking tours, accompanied by costumed prison guards/guides who will take you deep into the site's hidden areas, like the autopsy tent, the gallows, and solitary confinement cells. The site’s colorful past will be revealed to you as you visit Ned Kelly’s cell, walk the condemned man’s walk, and climb one of the four guard towers for a view over the prison. Using our international travel planner, Beechworth attractions like Old Beechworth Gaol can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • What a wonderful and informative tour. Our tour guide was friendly, engaging and really informative. The tour was really interesting and the prison has a long and sad history We were able to sit...  more »
  • What a great tour. Informative, cold, historical and cold yet with a beautiful warmth from our guide who shared her knowledge and passion. Loved it all and the insight into historical incarceration.....  more »
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  • We enjoyed the tour. The tour guide was very very knowledgeable & was able to answer every question we asked her. Entry pricing was more than reasonable & the cafe had plenty of items to choose from and was also very reasonable priced.
  • We did a guided tour here. Our tour guide was very informative and gave us a very good insight to how the Gaol was run, and information on the prisoners. The Gaol is dog friendly, so was extra enjoyable!

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