Event held on May 28

Ballarat Old Gaol Tours

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Event runs from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Daily, until 29/05/2022


Ballarat Old Gaol Tour Come visit the old Ballarat Gaol site and join them on a guided tour of Ballarat’s criminal history. Explore the Gaol’s tunnels and turrets in virtual reality. Uncover the colourful history of the former Gaol and its inmates through artefacts, blueprints and images. This year the tour features a history of flogging as a form of punishment and correction in Victoria and the Gaol throughout the 19th and 20th centuries. Trigger Content Warning: Some of the material discussed pertains to incidents of violence which may be distressing for some participants. Event is Wheelchair and disability access friendly. Visitors are expected to adhere to appropriate social distancing regulations.