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The Albany Convict Gaol & Museum

267 Lower Stirling Tce | Great Southern Region, Albany, Western Australia 6330, Australia
+61 8 9841 5403
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  • Excellent43%
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  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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“broken glass” (6 reviews)
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267 Lower Stirling Tce | Great Southern Region, Albany, Western Australia 6330, Australia
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+61 8 9841 5403
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"worth spending time"
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"plenty of free parking"
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"an interesting place"
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"great for kids"
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"great place to visit"
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"entry fee"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Been there on a sunny day but as soon as we entered the door, we experienced a cold atmosphere. The ticket's prices are acceptable ($5 for adult and $2.5 with concession). It is a fairly small prison with creepy mannequins inside each cell. There is...More

Thank Bryan L
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was one of our favourite things we did in Albany. The Goal is inexpensive to visit and there is so much to see. Great for kids and people of all ages. Many stories and lots of old antiques to look at! They run night...More

Thank Shinade F
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Reviewed 14 May 2018

We went to see the Historic Albany Gaol. It was quite interesting. By the way, Gaol in Australia is pronounced jail. These were the villains, murderers and thieves. The ones in charge had lots of comfort, but not so for the villains. We saw lots...More

Thank Robby G C
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Reviewed 14 April 2018

It is well worth spending time here and getting a feel of when gaols we’re not built for comfort. The broken glass on top of the walls, the cells with no window and one with no light at all. Go along and feel the old...More

Thank Mike C
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Reviewed 8 February 2018

An interesting place, plenty to see, read about and look at. Some of the manequins are strange but enjoy the history of this place.

Thank Margaret M
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Reviewed 1 January 2018

Reasonable entry price although have a look at the free museum (*multiple buildings) next door first if you have limited time. Kids enjoyed it and was also educational

Thank NavG
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Reviewed 19 November 2017

Pleased we took the time to look through the goal. Was surprised actually how small it was but as pointed out to us it was in early settlement and nuambers were not high.

Thank westwyalongsewan2017
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Reviewed 22 October 2017

Really interesting exhits plus incredibly inexpensive for such a worthwhile experience. Various stories of the past show how we have it so easy today. Being able to be in the cells and prison areas gave you a real feeling for their stories.

Thank GoCatsAFLVFL
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

What it lacks in size it certainly make up for in quality presentations and information boards. You have access to all parts of the goal including both male and female cells, day rooms, staff quarters,kitchen and bake house. Well worth a visit

Thank AussiePD
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Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Wonderfully atmospheric and informative. Slightly OTT with some of the mannequins - it's creepy enough already!!? Profoundly memorable.

Thank 491judye
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Response from HistoricalSociety2 | Property representative |
Adults 5, concession 2.50 children 2.50. Hope to see you soon.
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