Maitland Gaol is open to the public 7 days a week

Welcome to Maitland Gaol

Unlock the gates of Maitland Gaol today, where visitors are invited to 'serve time' learning about the facility, past prisoners and daring escapes. A key anchor attraction of the Hunter, Maitland Gaol housed some of Australia's most hardened and notorious criminals and has a vibrant history spanning more than 150 years.

Advanced Ghost Hunting

Following on from the success of the Ghost Hunting 101 tour, Maitland Gaol is excited to announce the latest addition to our tour portfolio, Advanced Ghost Hunting, which will offer participants up to four hours to scour the site in search of paranormal activity.

Bookings essential

Family research assistance

Wanting to research your family or  a previous inmate? Maitland Gaol has experienced staff that can assist you in finding information or that missing piece about a family member or a previous inmate.

Annual Activities Program 2017

Maitland Gaol offers a number of fun activities throughout the year suitable for all ages. The 2017 activities program details a few of the available activities including the annual Bitter & Twisted Boutique Beer Festival, special activities on Friday the 13th and a full year of exhibitions. Click below to view the annual activities program.

Crimes of Passion Guided Tour

Crimes of Passion, they shock and horrify us, but in almost equal measure they intrigue us. Listen to Maitland Gaol come to life with a series of stories focused around Crimes of Passion that ended in incarceration or worse. The stories are entwined with love, suspicion, greed and envy with almost all culminating in a brutal ending. 

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