Adelaide Gaol Historic Site and Museum - Adelaide
The Adelaide Gaol was a working prison between 1841 and 1988. It is now a museum, which tells the Gaol’s 147 year history in displays, exhibitions and tours. Displays include the story of Elizabeth Woolcock, the only woman to be hanged in South Australia and Sister Mary MacKillop, a regular visitor to both male and female inmates.
Open Sunday to Friday 10am to 3.30pm (last ticket purchase time) for self guided tours. Guided tours can be arranged for groups and are one-and-a-half to two hours duration. There are also regular Sunday guided tours, for a small fee, at 11am, 12pm and 1pm depending on the availability of guides. Ghost or Historic night tours can be arranged for groups of 12 or more, or you can participate in a 'public tour' of up to 20 people held every Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Be among those who have seen and heard strange things in the Gaol! Public night tours are not suitable for those under 15 years of age. Bookings are essential Monday to Friday throughout business hours.
Listed prices are for self guided tours. See website for full details.
Facilities for Adelaide Gaol Historic Site and Museum
- Car park
- Coach Parking
- Conference/Convention Facilities
- Access With Assistance for the Disabled
- Access Without Assistance for the Disabled
- Parking for the Disabled
- Toilet facilities for the Disabled
- First aid equipment
- Picnic Area
- Public Toilet
- Shaded Area
- Sheltered Area
- Tour Desk
Experiences around Adelaide
- Educational Tourism