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Old Dubbo Gaol

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90 Macquarie Street, DUBBO NSW 2830

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Tourism - Dubbo, NSW

Old Dubbo Gaol based in Dubbo houses important collections such as the hangman's kit and gallows and unforgettable experiences such as the dark cells and the bird's-eye view from the watchtower.

The Old Dubbo Gaol was a courthouse lockup in 1847, was proclaimed an official Gaol in 1859 and closed operations as a penal institution in 1966. The Old Dubbo Gaol officially re-opened as a tourist attraction in 1974 and is now completely restored and home to a large display of animatronics and holographic displays which provide a realistic and fascinating insight into a bygone era of barbaric prison life.

Wandering around this unique collection of 19th-century buildings and artefacts, learning the stories of prison life, and spending a moment in the pitch black of the solitary confinement cell, will be certain to send a chill up your spine.

The gaol offers an array of both day and night visiting options, as well as a unique setting for events. Explore the gaol grounds any day except Christmas with a self-guided tour and catch a theatrical display by some of our comical wardens or prisoners. Book in a group or school visit with our fully guided options or enter after hours for a night tour. Click on the above links to find out more!

For booking or other concerns, feel free to call the Old Dubbo Gaol today!

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