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What’s On

Night Tours

Ghosts? What Ghosts! Tour

Brace yourself for decades worth of bone-strumming tales of unexplained sights, sounds and encounters after dark at the Old Melbourne Gaol. Not for the faint of heart.

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Hangman’s Night Tour

Let the Hangman guide you through every corner of the Gaol and its disturbing history, with no stone left unturned.

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A Night in the Watch House Tour

Step inside the notorious city Watch House and experience first-hand what it was like to be locked up alongside the likes of Squizzy Taylor, Julian Knight and Chopper Read. Be sure to stand straight.

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Take your place in history

Uncover the chilling stories of Victoria's oldest surviving prison.

Plan Your Visit

Open Wednesday to Sunday
10am to 5pm

Closed Monday and Tuesday, Christmas Day and Good Friday

Old Melbourne Gaol
377 Russell Street
between Victoria & La Trobe St
Melbourne Victoria 3000

$30 Adult
$25 Concession
$17 Child (5 – 15 years)
$50 Family (1 adult + 2 children)
$70 Family (2 adults + 2 children)

Melbourne’s most haunting and spell binding venue.

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