Fodor's Expert Review Old Melbourne Gaol

City Center Jail/Prison

This bluestone building, the city's first jail, is now a museum that has three tiers of cells with catwalks around the upper levels and is rumored to be haunted. Its most famous inmate was the notorious bushranger Ned Kelly, who was hanged here in 1880. The Hangman's night tours (reservations essential) are a popular, if macabre, facet of Melbourne nightlife.

Jail/Prison Historical

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Russell St.
Melbourne, Victoria  3000, Australia

- 03 - 9656–9889

Sight Details:
Rate Includes: From A$30, Closed Mon. and Tues.

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