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History Tour – Boggo Road Gaol



Discover the history of Queensland’s most notorious prison, Boggo Road Gaol (Jail). Step through the gates and escape the 21stcentury.
Locked inside, you will be led by one of our passionate and knowledgeable guides, learning about the history of the prison, as well as:

✔ The crimes and daily life of prisoners
✔ Officer’s duties, riots and roof-top protests.
✔ The cell of the legendary “Slim” Halliday – “The Houdini of Boggo Road”.

You will have plenty of opportunity to take photos and explore the various iconic areas of the site.

Tour Includes
– 1.5 hour guided tour
– Entry into historic No. 2 Division
– Explore the yards with time to explore two original cellblocks
– See original cells and authentic 1980s prisoner graffiti
– Opportunities for Q&A throughout tour

History Tours are wheel chair accessible and suitable for all ages! Be mindful that original graffiti remains, and some content is explicit.


October 1, 2021
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Historic Australia


Wheelchair Accessible
Online booking website
Booking phone number
07 3844 0059
Estimated number of attendees
Target Audience
Seniors, Carers, Adults
Cost to attend


Boggo Road Gaol
21 Boggo Road
Brisbane, 4102 Australia
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