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Maitland Correctional Centre

Location: John Street, East Maitland, NSW 2323

Constructed: 1826-1875


Serve some time discovering the Maitland Gaol, hear stories of prisoners and daring escapes. You can guide yourself around the goal, but for a more complete experience take a themed tour and let the guides interpret this facility for you. The Torch Light tours are also popular. Choose between the History and Facts, the Ex-Inmate and Psychic tours, but don't forget your torch!


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Name of item: Maitland Correctional Centre
Other name/s: Old Maitland Gaol; Jail
Type of item: Complex / Group
Collection: Law Enforcement
Category: Detention Centre
Location: John Street, East Maitland, NSW 2323
Local Govt: Maitland
Designer: Mortimer Lewis (1844 - 1848), James Barnet (1851 - 1875)
Builder: H Brodie and A Craig
Constructed: 1826-1875
Current use: Museum, Tours
Former use: Correctional Centre, Gaol