Old Geelong Gaol

sights / Architecture

Old Geelong Gaol information

Location
Geelong , Australia
Address
cnr Myers & Swanston Sts
Telephone
+61 3 5221 8292
More information
www.geelonggaol.org.au
Prices
adult/child $10/5
Opening hours
1-4pm Sat & Sun, every day school holidays
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Built in 1849, HSM Prison Geelong may have closed its doors in 1991, but this old bluestone jail remains as terrifying as ever. You'll see its grim cells set over three levels, shower block, watchtowers and gallows. Each exhibit is accompanied by audio, explaining anything from contraband of crude homemade weapons to former cellmates such as Chopper Read (cell 39). Ghost tours are also run here.