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Dunedin Gaol tours

Visit the the only surviving Victorian courtyard prison in New Zealand.

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Dunedin Gaol tours

21 Nov 2021, 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Dunedin Gaol, 2 Castle Street, Dunedin Central, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand

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Tour Cost:

Adult $15 per person

Child (at school) $5 per person

Dunedin Prison is recognised internationally as a rare example of a purpose-built courtyard prison. The building was designed by John Campbell, Government Architect and completed in 1896.

This tour outlines the history and use of the prison over its 110 years, incorporating tales of prisoners and visiting almost the entire space in the old prison, over its three levels.

Access: There are many stairs and uneven surfaces to negotiate (there is no lift). This tour is not suitable for wheelchairs or walking frames.

Vehicle Parking: Sorry no parking available on site. Please use public parking.

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