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Adelaide Gaol

The Adelaide Gaol was a working prison between 1841 and 1988. It is now a museum, which tells the Gaol's 147 history in displays, exhibitions and tours. Displays include the story of Elizabeth Woolcock, the only woman to be hanged in South Australia and Sister Mary MacKillop, a regular visitor to both male and female inmates.

Open Sunday to Friday 10am to 3.30pm (last ticket purchase time) for self guided tours. Guided tours can be arranged for groups. There are also regular Sunday Guided Tours, for a small fee, at 11am, 12pm and 1pm (subject to guide availability).

Ghost or Historic Night Tours can be arranged for groups of 12 or more, or you can participate in a "Public" Night Ghost Tour of up to 20 people held every Thursday, Friday and Saturday of the week. Public Night Ghost Tours not suitable for those under 15 years of age. Bookings for Night Tours are essential. Be among those who have seen and heard strange things in the Gaol!

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