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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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  • Went there today. Guide knew her stuff but overall nothing special. If you do visit probably better to just take yourself around as plenty of information to read for yourself. Not really missing out i...  more »
  • Very intact historical gaol with a number of written signposts around. It has recently been sold and the staff didn't know what was going to happen to the structure. If you haven't been and you're int...  more »
  • Loved looking around the jail. Was great that they haven't changed much since the closure. Lots of information. The manager on was very lovely. She has great passion and i enjoyed chatting to her. Was...  more »