Penitentiary Chapel Historic Site

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Penitentiary Chapel Historic Site information

Hobart , Australia
cnr Brisbane & Campbell Sts
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tours adult/child $10/8
Opening hours
tours 10am, 11.30am, 1pm & 2.30pm Sun-Fri, 1pm & 2.30pm Sat
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Ruminating over the court rooms, cells and gallows here, writer TG Ford mused, 'As the Devil was going through Hobart Gaol, he saw a solitary cell; and the Devil was pleased for it gave him a hint, for improving the prisons in hell.' Take the excellent National Trust–run tour or the one-hour Penitentiary Chapel Ghost Tour , held most nights (bookings essential).