A former maximum-security prison which housed some of Australia’s most notorious criminals, Maitland Gaol has a vibrant history spanning more than 150 years.
The gates have been unlocked for you to discover the history and stories of incarceration. Enjoy a self-guided audio tour at your leisure or jump on one of the themed guided tours.
Suitable for families, the guided tours allow you to ask those burning questions and hear unique stories from the expert guides.
If you’re brave enough, book a Ghost Hunting Tour which will certainly get the hairs on the back of your neck standing up.
ENTER TO WIN:
Four lucky Newcastle Weekly readers will win a family passes (valued at $64) for the self-guided audio tour ‘After Hours’ event at Maitland Gaol on Friday 15 January. To enter, email [email protected] with ‘Maitland Gaol’ in the subject field. Tell us your name, full contact details (including best delivery address) and why you want this prize. Entries close at 9am on Thursday 17 December 2020 and winners drawn same day. One entry per person. Entrants must be aged 18+.