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Old Melbourne Gaol

Old Melbourne Gaol - Melbourne, Australia
Old Melbourne Gaol
377 Russell Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000Map
Between La Trobe and Victoria Streets
+61 3 8663 7228/+61 3 8663 7223(Reservations)
Neighborhood: City Centre
Overview

Opened in 1841, Victoria's oldest surviving prison housed thousands of inmates over the years, including the infamous Ned Kelly who was hanged here in 1880. The architecture remains untouched, apart from a few modern conveniences. For braver souls, candlelight visits are also available. The gift shop sells a variety of Australian souvenirs as well as Kelly memorabilia. There is also a cafe nearby.

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Old Melbourne Gaol General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday to Sunday from 09:30 AM to 05:00 PM
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Arts & Museums
  • Credit Cards Accepted: mastercard, visa
  • Nearest Train: Russell street / La Trobe street
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