Old Geelong Gaol

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Old Geelong Gaol information

Geelong , Australia
Street cnr Myers & Swanston St
+61 3 5221 8292
Opening hours
11am-3pm Thu-& Fri, 1-4pm Sat & Sun
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Old Geelong Gaol closed its doors to prisoners in 1991, but the old bluestone building remains and is open for tours. You can see the grim cells, watchtowers and a gallows re-creation of the execution of James Murphy, hanged in 1863 for murdering a policeman.