Richmond Gaol, Richmond

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  • Discovery this place was a rare find . Arrived with 1/2 hour to go till it closed and they could not have been more accommodating to let us look through . 10$ per person for the oldest goal in origina...  more »
  • A small prison (approx 20 residents) very nice, now that it is closed. to visit, even if you've seen that of Melbourne.
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  • Interesting history of men’s and women’s cells and kitchen. Great to see the old buildings preserved. Yes it’s small but what a wonderful piece of history. Even some interaction for the kids in an eye...  more »
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  • I enjoyed the tour and found the information interesting. The isolation cells were horrible and I pity any poor soul who had to spend even 10 minutes locked in one. It make you feel pretty lucky to have been born is this day and age.
  • Great place to visit with confronting history exhibitions. Prices very reasonable and a bit of fun for the kids with the 'eye spy' game. The staff were fabulous. Recomend a visit.
  • Very cool place to see... lots of Aussie history worth the entry fee... check it out when you are near
  • Great place to visit, gives a bit of an insight into life back then. The kids loved it too.
  • Very interesting. Solitary confinement cells, general prison accommodation rooms, bakery and yard are available for viewing, as well as tools and other displays.

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