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Boggo Road Gaol (Jail)

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Located in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, Boggo Road was one of the most notorious prisons of the Twentieth century. The former prison has reopened as a cultural-heritage tourist attraction which offer tours and events. Through Historical Tours...more
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Annerley Road | Dutton Park, Brisbane, Queensland 4102, Australia
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Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

As the main Brisbane’s women and later men prison, this place has an interesting history. The tour leader enthusiastically explains this history and lets you explore the rooms. Some rooms have graffitis from previous inmates. Overall, this is a nice place to visit in Brisbane...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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BoggoRoadGaol, Public Relations Manager at Boggo Road Gaol (Jail), responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2018

Hi Behrang, Thank you for your feedback. We are happy to hear you enjoyed our History Tour! We hope to "lock you up" again sometime perhaps on one of our specialty tours! Regards, Boggo Road Gaol Team

Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

Well thought out and informative tour, gives a great insight into prison life, that buildings have a lot of history and can tell quite the storie through there graffiti

Date of experience: October 2018
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BoggoRoadGaol, Public Relations Manager at Boggo Road Gaol (Jail), responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2018

Hi Richard! Thank you for your feedback. It was awesome reading it! We are glad you liked the tour. We look forward to "locking you up" again sometime! - Boggo Road Gaol Team

Reviewed 19 October 2018

The tour guide my group had was very knowledgeable and able to answer the groups questions. I loved the history tour so much that i stayed back for the gallows tour and im glad I did becuase i got to all three prison blocks this...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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BoggoRoadGaol, Public Relations Manager at Boggo Road Gaol (Jail), responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2018

Hi Patricia, We absolutely love your feedback! Awesome to hear you enjoyed both our Gallows Exhibition and History Tour! We hope we get to "lock you up" again sometime. - Boggo Road Gaol Team

Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

What a great way to learn a little about, our local history and the lives of those imprisoned there lots of interesting information coupled with the tour and seeing things first hand. It was raining on the day we went so it was hard to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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BoggoRoadGaol, Public Relations Manager at Boggo Road Gaol (Jail), responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2018

Hi Kasspper, The fact that we have such rich local history is amazing isnt it? We loved reading what you have written and we look forward to possibly "locking you up" again sometime! Perhaps on one of our specialty tours? - Boggo Road Gaol team

Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed the informative tour of the old Brisbane (Boggo Road) jail which ran 90+ minutes. Thanks to Tom for a good tour. Would recommend this tour and likely do some of the other tours.

Date of experience: October 2018
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BoggoRoadGaol, Public Relations Manager at Boggo Road Gaol (Jail), responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2018

Hi Lawrie63, We loved hearing your feedback! Thank you so much for mentioning Tom too! He will be ecstatic to hear that he got a personal mention. We look forward to "locking you up" again sometime! - Boggo Road Gaol team

Reviewed 14 October 2018

The tour is well presented and organised, Sam our tour guide was fantastic and really knows his stuff and history. Thank you for a great night, thoroughly enjoyed it.

Date of experience: October 2018
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BoggoRoadGaol, Public Relations Manager at Boggo Road Gaol (Jail), responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2018

Hi SSDalton, So happy to hear you loved your Ghost Tour with us! Sam will be happy to hear he got a personal mention as well. We look forward to "locking you up" again sometime :). - Boggo Road Gaol Team

Reviewed 7 October 2018

We did the Boggo Road Ghost tour with Mikayla on a stormy Wednesday night. Fun and informative. They provide torches and a book is included in the price.

Date of experience: September 2018
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BoggoRoadGaol, Public Relations Manager at Boggo Road Gaol (Jail), responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2018

Hi Deb, We loved reading your feedback and are happy to hear you enjoyed your Ghost Tour here at Boggo Road Gaol! We hope to see you again sometime. - Boggo Road Gaol Team

Reviewed 3 October 2018

A group of us did the day tour this was very interisting our guide for the tour was very informative & entertaining we will be back for the night time tour

Date of experience: May 2018
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BoggoRoadGaol, Public Relations Manager at Boggo Road Gaol (Jail), responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

Hi Bimbisimbi, Thank you for your feedback! Its awesome to hear you loved our Tour. We hope to "lock you up" again sometime soon! - BRG Team

Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Our tour guide Kim, was a wealth of information and brought to life the daily lives of prisoners, wardens and even visitors through the ages to Boggo Road Gaol.

Date of experience: September 2018
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BoggoRoadGaol, Public Relations Manager at Boggo Road Gaol (Jail), responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Hi Nancy, We loved hearing your feedback! Kim also enjoyed hearing the compliments about her guiding of you and the group you were with. We hope to "lock you up" again sometime! - BRG Team

Reviewed 1 October 2018

An experience into the past history of this Brisbane gaol. Interesting, informative and well presented by the guide who has past experience of the gaol.More

Date of experience: August 2018
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BoggoRoadGaol, Public Relations Manager at Boggo Road Gaol (Jail), responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2018

Hi Tusaaiga, We are happy to hear you enjoyed our tour! We love to hear all kinds of feedback so we know what we are doing right and what we could improve on. In this case, we are happy to hear that the tour went...More

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sandieBrisbane
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You should have no problem walking around the site and I am fairly positive that the guide will accommodate you should you have any concerns.... The only obstacle you may encounter which will definitely be not of bounds is... More
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