Address: 6 – 18 John Street, East Maitland NSW 2323 

Maitland Gaol is situated in East Maitland, just a 30 minutes drive west of Newcastle, one hour north of Central Coast and two hours north of Sydney.

Catch the train to East Maitland Train Station and walk 100m to the entrance of Maitland Gaol.

Plan your bus trip with Keep your eye out for bus stops at Victoria Street Station, followed by a six minute walk and Melbourne Street, near New England Highway, followed by a 15 minute walk.

You're Welcome in Maitland

Scenic beauty, heritage buildings, unique villages, welcoming people, an attractive lifestyle and convenient location are just some of the factors that lead visitors and residents alike to Maitland. At the heart of the city is Central Maitland, with its full range of shopping, business and civic functions as well as education, cultural and recreational services. Built on the banks of the Hunter River, which brought life and trade to the early city, Maitland is one of the oldest heritage rich regional centres in Australia.

Whether you are here for a visit, a short time or a lifetime, the one thing you can be sure of is that you're welcome in Maitland. 

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