$38 Adult
$35 Concession

Duration: 1 hour
Please arrive at 8.45PM

Bookings essential Book online for dates up to four weeks in advance at this link:
OR contact the Bookings Team on +61 3 9656 9889 for private group bookings.

A Night in the Watch House

9PM - 10PM

Selected dates


In keeping with the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services guidelines and having sought expert advice on the growing impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19), we have made the decision to suspend all night tours at the Old Melbourne Gaol until further notice. 

Our goal is to do everything we can to help curb the spread of this outbreak in Victoria.

As a result we are issuing all ticket holders for tours in the month of April a full refund. All customers who purchased a ticket for this period will receive a refund (including fees) directly to the account used to purchase. Tickets for tours from May onwards are still going ahead at this stage.

Thank you for your support and understanding.


Be immersed in the criminal world that was the Melbourne City Watch House, as you participate in an experience set in the original cell block inhabited by the likes of Squizzy Taylor, Chopper Read and various other unsavory characters.

Please note: Due to mature themes, A Night In the Watch House is restricted to ages 16 and above and anyone 16 or 17 must be accompanied by an adult. Photo I.D with proof of age must be presented on arrival.  Anyone under 16 will not be admitted to the tour and tickets will not be refunded. 

This immersive experience is conducted in the dark, includes loud noise, adult themes and confined spaces.  Appropriate  footwear is recommended.