Beechworth Gaol Unlocked, Beechworth

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Visit Beechworth Gaol Unlocked 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. Make Beechworth Gaol Unlocked a part of your Beechworth vacation plans using our Beechworth holiday planner.
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  • August 10, 2017
    I can't believe that this jail didn't close that long ago. WOW. What a blast seeing the cell that Ned Kelly was in. Just learning about all the history of the gaol. I didn't realize that Neds mum had ...  more »
  • August 8, 2017
    much colder inside than outside in the middle of winter, was interesting, lots of history & guide was excellent  more »
  • July 30, 2017
    We did the gaol tour as an afterthought - having visited Beechworth a few times we had never bothered but decided this was the day. So pleased we did - it was extremely informative and our guide, Darr...  more »
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