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Old Melbourne Gaol

Old Melbourne Gaol

Victoria's oldest surviving penal establishment. Displays include death masks and other artifacts from 19th century gaol life. Night tours by candlelight. When constructed, it was considered one of the most advanced prisons in the world.

Old Melbourne Gaol, photograph (c) Ali Kayn 2005
Old Melbourne Gaol, photograph (c) Ali Kayn 2005

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Russell St, Melbourne
Take City Circle tram to Russell Street, train to Melbourne Central Station or tram along Swanston St to State Library

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