Richmond Gaol Historic Site - Tasmania
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Take a step back in time and visit some of Tasmania'a history. Richmond Gaol was built in 1825 and is Australia's oldest and best preserved Gaol giving a visitors a glimpse of the past.
Located within the township of Richmond, the Gaol is beautifully preserved and self guided tours are available. See where prisoners were locked in solitary confinement. Visit the cookhouse and the flogging yard and more. There are special sound effects that set the scene for life in it's day as a working gaol.
Souvenir and craft shop on-site.
The Gaol is open 7 days, 9am-5pm.
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