Old Castlemaine Gaol, Castlemaine

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The Old Castlemaine Gaol is a multi-faceted venue that can be utilised in many ways.

Tours are held Friday, Saturdays and Sundays to discover the history of the old Gaol.

Events are brought to life in the Gaol, with a large beautiful space for musicians to play, and people to dance.

Functions and weddings can be held in the Gaol, with a spacious area, and private outside courtyard for use.
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  • Great tour of the jail, well worth the value, we had an excellent guide in Sophie,( trainee who did an excellent job) who was being overseen by Christine and between the two of them we learnt a lot of...  more »
  • Excellent tour of the Gaol - well explained, starting with outside and the history of Castlemaine and the goldfield days, then on inside and very good tour of the different sections and how it all wor...  more »
  • What a great tour. Our tour guide Christine was great, she made the tour very interesting and kept your interest the whole time. Thank you for a fun tour full of information and a laugh  more »
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  • We took a guided tour. The guide was passionate about the building and history, and was able to tell us about original research he and the proprietors had done on the building, inmates and town.
  • GF mud cake is delicious. It's also dairy free and refined sugar free. So so so good 😌. Excellent value for money too. Go treat yourself.
  • Love this place! Great food, gorgeous fires that kept me toasty, and friendly staff! The coffee... yum!!!
  • Most dreadful place in christendom an appalling place. Don't know how people can think it nice. Perfect place for trumplestiltskin and his mates. Tony Abbott would find it a home away from home
  • The Gaol was closed when we attended today being Wednesday. We hadn't planned the visit today however we were able to park the car & take a walk around the outside.You get a great view of the town down below as it sits right up on the hill.Looking through the website it does state it's closed Tuesday & Wednesday.Maybe next time?

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