Boggo Road Gaol (Jail)

Historical Sites and Heritage Locations

Located in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, Boggo Road Gaol was one of the most notorious prisons of the Twentieth century. But most of its secrets are yet to be revealed.

The former prison has reopened as a cultural-heritage tourist attraction.

Through historical tours, historical re-enactments and immersions, educational experiences, functions and events – complimented by the presence of the prison players – the drama and stories of human beings, their failings and their achievements, within the walls of Boggo Road Gaol, are brought to life.

The history of Boggo Road Gaol tour tells of the dramatic escapes in the 1980s, infamous inmates, lifers, riots, roof top protests, the daily lives of prisoners and the duties of officers. The 90 minute guided tour through heritage listed Number Two Division is child friendly and includes time to explore one of the original cellblocks.

Escape the 21st century.


Carpark Caters for challenges with learning and communication Caters for hearing impairment Caters for high support needs Caters for limited mobility Caters for vision impairment Coach Parking Disabled access available Enquiry Desk Family Friendly History & Heritage International National Trust National Trust Non Smoking Public Toilet Queensland Tourism Industry Council Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation Shop Visitor Information Centre Walk Wheelchair access


From AU$25.00

Adult AUD27.50.

Adult concession AUD25.

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