The cell doors have now been swung open, with visitors invited to 'serve time' learning about the facility, past prisoners and daring escapes.
A key anchor attraction of the Hunter, Maitland Gaol has a vibrant history spanning more than 150 years. After housing some of Australia's most hardened and notorious criminals, Maitland Gaol closed as a Correctional Institution in 1998.
SATURDAY 31 OCTOBER - 7.00PM
Are you intrigued with history and mystery? Ever wondered what happens in the Gaol after dark?
Discover the real story of life behind the walls at Maitland Gaol this Halloween with a frightening and fun four hour adventure.
Are you after something unique for your staff Christmas party this year? Spend Christmas in lock up with our corporate Christmas dinner and tour special offer. Treat your staff to a combined guided torchlight tour of Maitland Gaol and a delicious Christmas dinner by Blackbird Artisan Bakery for a night to remember.
To find out the latest information about upcoming and special events visit the What's On section.
Elsewhere - The Lock up will be held on Saturday 10 October 2015 and will feature great live music and promises to be bigger than the last. Maitland Gaol will be closed the entire day on Saturday 10 October due to this major event.