The Old Melbourne Gaol will be temporarily closed from 5pm Wednesday 8 July 2020. Click here to find out more.


Admission to the Old Melbourne Gaol includes self-guided access to the Gaol and the City Watch House (timed entry on the hour), as well as access to download the audio guide app.


To ensure a safe visitor experience, we’ve introduced timed entry to maintain a maximum capacity of 20 visitors per session. Tickets must be pre-booked online in advance.

Cluedo experience

Step back in time to solve a mysterious murder, in this world-first event that brings the iconic board game Cluedo to life. The Cluedo Experience is an additional $5 on your admission ticket and must be selected when purchasing your timed-entry tickets online.  For more information about the Cluedo Experience click here.
Please note the Cluedo experience is designed for players aged 12 and above.


For more information on new measures to protect the health, safety and wellbeing of visitors, staff and volunteers to the Old Melbourne Gaol click here.

Book tickets for September onwards

Please note from September onwards entry will be on a daily basis with no timed ticketing.