Richmond Gaol Richmond

Richmond Gaol

Richmond Gaol Richmond - TAS Landmarks

Landmark: Richmond Gaol
Address: 35 Bathurst Street, Richmond, 7025, TAS

Gaze out from behind the bars of a cell at the popular visitor attraction, Richmond Gaol. Immerse yourself into the sights and sounds of early convict life in Tasmania's history. Delve into the mysterious world of hundreds of men and women who walked these paths along with Isaac "Ikey" Solomon, Dickens' inspiration for the character Fagin in his novel Oliver twist.

Take a tour to discover the solitary confinement cells, chain gangs and convict holding rooms, flogging yard, cookhouse with original oven and punishment cells, so behave and you may just get walk out of there. Self guided tours operate daily.

Richmond Gaol can be found in the historic town of Richmond which looks today as charming as it did in the 1820's and is a classic example of Tasmania's convict heritage.

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