Kids are invited to Escape the Gaol during the winter school holidays!
*Back by popular demand*
This winter visit the Old Melbourne Gaol for an experience exclusively for children during the school holidays.
Kids will become inmates on a mission to hatch the perfect escape plan. Solve the riddles, find the clues, and keep your eyes out for the guards!
Escape the Gaol is an immersive and educational scavenger hunt activity aimed at ages six and up.
- Please note The Escape the Gaol experience is included in your General Admission ticket
Frequently asked questions
How do I book Escape the Gaol?
You do not need to pre book as tickets do not sell out. Any child admission purchased will receive an Escape the Gaol activity booklet.
What are the session times?
The Escape the Gaol activity booklet is designed to be completed as you self-guide throughout the Old Melbourne Gaol. Simply arrive any time between 9.30am and 3pm. Allow 2hrs approximately to ensure you make the most out of your time at Old Melbourne Gaol.
Is Escape the Gaol like an escape room?
No, Escape the Gaol is an activity booklet containing a number of riddles and puzzles which must be deciphered in order to receive directions to hidden clues. Once the clues are discovered, prisoners can hunt throughout the Gaol to uncover the answers to pull off a fool proof escape plan.
What age is Escape the Gaol recommended for?
The Escape the Gaol activity booklet is designed for children 6 and above.
How long will it take?
As the Escape the Gaol booklet is included in any child general admission ticket, participants can take as long as they like between 9.30am and 5pm.
The Escape the Gaol experience will be available only during the school holidays from 29 June to 21 July 2019.
The Old Melbourne Gaol is open daily from 9.30am to 5pm.