Old Dubbo Gaol, Dubbo

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Old Dubbo Gaol offers insight into bygone era of harsh prison life. Old gallows are still in the courtyard. Holographic displays portray conditions endured by inmates; you will hear and see an animated image of condemned man due for a death sentence. Visitors will small children should be aware that an isolation cell in total darkness may be scary and spooky. Guided tours available at day or night. Plan my day in Dubbo using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.
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  • Worth a visit - plenty to see in a small area. Apart from the buildings (cells, prison hospital, tower) there are furnishings and artefacts from the era, and recordings of prisoners’ stories, etc. Plu...  more »
  • A lot of time and effort has gone into developing the Old Dubbo Gail as an interesting, sometimes confronting but always worthwhile site! There was verbal and visual historical presentations and all i...  more »
  • Fascinating place to have a look at in the heart of Dubbo. Managed to spend a couple of hours looking around with no effort at all.  more »
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  • Visited this Gaol under a hot day (35 degree) but I still enjoy this tour. Small gaol (good enough compared with the population at that time) but story-telling. A must go for everyone... not for prison, but visit!
  • Amazing place lots of history. Staff were amazing and very helpful
  • Small but very interesting Gaol. Doesn't take long to look around it
  • We had a wonderful family visit to Old Dubbo Gaol - it's in a great location in the lovely Dubbo Town Centre and really easy to find. The staff were super friendly and knowledgable - one of the highlights was the guided tour recounting tales of convict escapes of the past - do not miss it! We spent ages wandering around and looking at all the exhibits and info - it's really well preserved and the info on display puts you right in the scene of when it was a working prison. A must see when visiting Dubbo!
  • Wonderful venue food music what more could you want!! Maybe some spray fans in the midst of summer it was very hot until the sun went down.

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