I just visited the WA Museum and had some time to kill so I decided to have a look at the old gaol. Its very errie and old. The lady at reception was very friendly and told me a few stories. If you have a spare hour its worth a look.
One of the cheaper things to do - fully of infortmation and history. Funny dummies dressed as prisoners - quite scary. A great place for families to visit to learn about some interesting characters and Albany's history.
A short walk from the centre of town. A great place to learn about early WA and Albany history. For Jack the Ripper fans there is an interesting tale about a possible suspect.
Walking through the gaol was a real eye opener of the hardships that prisoners endured - granted they wouldn't have been in gaol if not for a crime. The surrounding walls of the gaol were totally amazing with broken glass cemented in to stop escapees using this as an exit point, got to be seen to be believed. And to... 更多
This is an interesting building, the convict labour hiring depot 1852-1876. There is plenty of artifacts and sighnage detailing the history of the Goal. You can walk freely around the gaol viewing the cells, excercise area, cook house etc. There are stories that a ghost has been heard in the gaol and the interesting history of some of the prisoners.... 更多
An amazing old building, full of history and sad stories. You must visit this place. Some of the exhibits are so life like it is scary. I revisit this place often
The convict gaol and museum are easily accessable down near Princess Royal Harbour. There is plenty of free parking at the door step. The museum is very well set out and beautifuly preserved. The sinage is excellent including the extensive section on "Was this Jack the Ripper". Take the time to read all the detail of this increasing story.
This is an interesting museum illustrating the convict history of Albany. The building itself was built by the convicts and each section is well documented and displayed.