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. Using our international travel planner, Beechworth attractions like Beechworth Gaol Unlocked can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • What a great way to spend an hour and learn much about Australian history. Darren was our guide and we were blown away by his knowledge and passion for the past and the future of the jail. My normally...  more »
  • Couldn't rate this experience higher! Best historical thing we did in Beechworth. Our tour guy was incredibly knowledgeable and passionate. The tour ran for over and hour and was well worth the $15 ad...  more »
  • I do not generally like guided tours and often suffer from boredom with them but this was excellent with a guide named Darren whose knowledge was extensive. He'd done a lot of research on the subject ...  more »
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  • Such a great tour! We were so impressed by the knowledge of our guide and the great work being done to restore the prison grounds. I highly recommend visiting Beechworth Gaol!!
  • Great tour, well worth doing!
  • Cold and sinister, chills you to the bones those stories and conditions
  • Interesting tour and great value.

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