Go to Gaol

During May there is heaps happening as part of the SA History Festival.
Here is information about a tour of the old Adelaide Gaol. 
It's a worthwhile visit and only costs $3 per person.

Get caught having fun with $3 entry to Adelaide Gaol
On Sunday 25 May the historic Adelaide Gaol will throw open its doors for the special entry price of only $3 per person. 
Explore the gaol that housed over 300,000 men and women from 1841 to 1988.
Discover prison life on a self-guided tour of the cell blocks, hanging tower, gallows and prisoner graves and take home your very own mugshot.
Catch yourself getting spooked with a mini ghost talk and other fascinating tales from the volunteers on hand.
Captivating history talks and a sausage sizzle will complete the day.

When: Sunday 25 May
Time: 10.00 am – 4.30 pm (last entry 3.30 pm)
Address: 18 Gaol Rd, Thebarton. (Please note there is no right turn into the gaol if you are approaching from the city, however there is opportunity to turn around further along Port Road)
Entry fee: $3 per person including children and concession. Additional costs apply for mugshots, souvenirs and sausage sizzle.
The Adelaide Gaol $3 entry day is part of the annual SA History Festival, which runs throughout the month of May.
For more information visit www.adelaidegaol.sa.gov.au or www.abouttime.sa.gov.au.


  1. I went last year and it was a good tour.
    So much history.
    A friend did a night tour and got a bit spooked.


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