Old Gaol

Old Gaol information

Albany , Australia
Address
Street Lower Stirling Tce
Telephone
+61 8 9841 1401
Prices
adult/child $4/3
Opening hours
10am-4.15pm
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Lonely Planet review

Opposite the Albany Residency Museum, the 1851 Old Gaol was constructed as a hiring depot for ticket-of-leave convicts. Most were in private employment by 1855, so it was closed until 1872, when it reopened as a civil gaol. These days it’s a folk museum.