Jimmy Forsythe LIVE Free Music in the Gaolers Produce Garden 4 & 11 January 2014 6pm

Our costumed prison warder guides reveal the site's colourful past through four different 60 minute walking tours as you...

If you don’t want to feel scared, then don’t make plans to visit Beechworth Gaol. But if you believe in dark shadows, haunting spirits and faces of lost souls, then come prepared and experience history with a difference in Beechworth Gaol.

Gaoler's Tour

  • Take the place of remand prisoners for a welcome tour of the gaol
  • Get introduced to life in gaol in the 1860-70's
  • Climb one of the four guard towers and take in views over the gaol & Beechworth
  • Visit Ned Kelly's cell
  • Walk the condemned man's walk & hear about the eight men who dropped to their death on the gallows

Kelly Tour

  • Visit Ned Kelly's cell
  • Visit Ned's mothers cell
  • Enter the Gaol kitchen
  • See secret exercise yards
  • Hear about Kelly family inmates
  • Meet Ned's Executioneer

Night Time Turnkey's Tour

  • Experience the Gaol by night if you dare!
  • Join our in-character tour guides & visit cells protected by the spirit of lost souls, encounter ghostly shadows, solitary confinement cells, the gallows which saw the demise of 8 men & autopsy tent as well as other well hidden parts of the gaol.
  • Hear stories of the 4 executioneers who plied their trade here as you help our Gaoler lock down the Gaol for the night.
  • Gain access to areas not seen on other tours of the Gaol.


Why not do two tours and receive a $5.00 discount