150 years under lock and key

Immerse yourself in the history of Maitland Gaol and discover stories about all sorts of heroes and villains.

On this tour you will delve into all parts of the site and learn of the changes that have occurred in prisoner treatment throughout history. 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 suitable for children and runs for approximately 90 minutes.


Day tours
Adults: $29
Concession/child: $23
Family pass (2 adults, 2 children): $92

Torchlight tour (BYO torch)
Adults: $35
Concession/child: $30


For a list of available dates and times, click here. Bookings essential.


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what customers thought of this tour


'Tour guide was informative and had a great sense of humour. It was a great experience to participate in'

'Brilliant, very informative. Really opened my eyes'

'Fantastic tour. Very knowledgeable guide who made the experience enjoyable and informative. Will come back to go on one of the other tours'