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“great for scare” 4 of 5 stars
Review of The Old Gaol and Museum

The Old Gaol and Museum
267 Stirling Terrace | Great Southern Region, Albany, Western Australia 6330, Australia
(08) 9841 5403
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Ranked #15 of 54 things to do in Albany
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Albany, Australia
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22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“great for scare”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2012

took childen night tour great laugh scarring them out of thair pants

Visited August 2011
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Perth WA
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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“Fantastic view of history”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2012

Our family really enjoyed our visit here. We all learnt a heap and it didn't cost the earth! Gaol was exciting for the kids and our little girl absolutely loved the it's a small world doll house collection. Museum contained a huge amount of artifacts and photos of the early days in Albany. A must see!

Visited April 2012
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Melbourne, Australia
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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“It was closed 15 minutes early”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2012

We met the lady as she closed the door decided to leave 15 mins early as she hadn't had visitors for the last hour. She decided that 15mins wasn't long enough to see anything so she closed up.
Trouble is we weren't the only people who arrived after it closed so clearly if you have a few minutes left at the end of the day, sometimes you may want to just have a little look.

Visited March 2012
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Hervey Bay, Australia
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87 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
“Interesting couple of hours”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2012

Very well done. Interesting and many authentic artefacts. I could feel the desperation of the prisoners in some of the tiny cells.

Visited March 2012
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Albany, Australia
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40 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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“Great place to take the kids”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2012

This place is a good stop over that will entertain the kids as well as give you a chance to learn about the heritage of Albany. You can board the brig amity ship as well. There are usually activities for the kids including painting and crafts that are educational. Some things are free and others are a small free. Cheaper than most entertainment for kids and educational!! Well worth the stop.

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