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Authority and Ghost Tours

Between 1842 and 1929, this intimidating building dominated the city skyline. What was once a prison for dangerous criminals, petty offenders, and the mentally ill is now a compelling historic site. Take different themed tours and see the jail from the point of view of a prisoner or even an executioner.

Business Information:

Today: 9:30am-5:00pm
This Week
Sunday:9:30am-5:00pm
Monday:9:30am-5:00pm
Tuesday:9:30am-5:00pm
Wednesday:9:30am-5:00pm
Thursday:9:30am-5:00pm
Friday:9:30am-5:00pm
Saturday:9:30am-5:00pm

Utrip Tips

* Gaol is an antiquated spelling of jail, and is pronounced as such.

* Night Tours are available, starting at 8:30 pm. More information and booking can be found here .

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