WE ARE OPEN
Maitland Gaol has reopened the site to visitors. Interaction with the site is a little different so make sure you check out the new guidelines.
GUIDED NIGHT TOURS ARE BACK
From Saturday 29 August join us after dark to explore the site with one of our themed guided tours.
SELF GUIDED AUDIO TOURS AVAILABLE
There are three self guided audio tours available seven days a week, each providing a different perspective of the life behind the bars.
There are three self guided audio tours available seven days a week, each providing a different perspective of the life behind the bars.
Maitland Gaol is one of New South Wales premier heritage listed sites and attracts visitors from all over the world.
From activity sheets to podcast suggestions, our online resources will keep both kids and adults busy.
What's on
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.