150 Years Under Lock and Key Day Tour
Immerse yourself in the history of Maitland Gaol and discover stories about all sorts of heroes and villains.
Immerse yourself in the history of Maitland Gaol on this 1½ hour tour, discovering stories of all sorts of heroes and villains.
Our expert guides are regularly undertaking and updating research to give you the most informed tour of this 150 year old institution. Delve into all parts of the site and learn of the changes that have occurred in prisoner treatment throughout the life of this oldest continuously operating correctional facility in Australia.
From the English Pentonville Model of the original cell blocks to the modern Maximum Security 5 Wing and the many ancillary buildings scattered throughout the site.
This tour is presented as a public night tour but is mainly presented for private groups where it may be adapted to highlight particular aspects of the facility at the request of the group organisers. It is suitable for children.
PLEASE NOTE: Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult or concession. Child tickets can not be purchased without adult or concession ticket for online sales, call Maitland Gaol on 02 4936 6482 for more information.
WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING
- Your pre-booked tickets
- Drink bottle
- Appropriate clothing for inclement weather
- Enclosed footwear