HM Prison Geelong

Readers' Choice 2021 - Regional

Cnr Myers St & Swanston St, Geelong VIC

About HM Prison Geelong

The maximum security prison closed its doors in 1991, but what remains within the bluestone building is Geelong history. Open for tours, HM Prison Geelong - otherwise known as Old Geelong Gaol - tells the story of notorious Australian prisoners, from bushranger Frank McCallum to criminal Mark "Chopper" Read recreating the tales from within the grim cells, watchtowers and hallows at large. A fascinating piece of Geelong's still standing history, Old Geelong Gaol allows visitors a unique insight into old prison life, with a variety of displays and hands on activities throughout the tour.

Location & Map

Cnr Myers St & Swanston St, Geelong 3220 VIC - See Map

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