Summer at the Old Melbourne Gaol (2019)

Think you know all there is to Ned Kelly? Think the past is truly past?

Think You Know Me?

This summer,  get up close and personal with the biggest name in Australian criminal history at the Old Melbourne Gaol.  

Meet Ned Kelly during an intimate virtual reality experience surrounding one of the most divisive trials and executions in history.

Everyone has an opinion when it comes to Ned Kelly. But who can say they really know him?

Virtual reality experience developed by:

Kids: A Word From Ned

Kids can also get a deeper glimpse of the man beneath the armour with a code-breaking activity that will send them on a hunt through every corner of Gaol.

An important message in Ned’s words awaits those who keep their wits sharp.

Please note A Word From Ned is designed for children aged five and over. 


For more information on the Old Melbourne Gaol visit the website.

Read the Frequently Asked Questions here. 


Purchase tickets on arrival

General Admission Prices
$28 Adult
$23 Concession
$15 Child (5-15 years)
$65 Family (2 adults + 2 children)
$48 1 Adult Family (1 adult + 2 children), $5 extra child on family tickets

The VR experience is available for an additional $5.

Please note the Ned Kelly VR experience is recommended for ages 12 and over.

General admission tickets includes self-guided entry into the Old Melbourne Gaol, a guided Watch House Experience and kids code-breaking activity at no extra cost.

Planning your visit


377 Russell St (between Victoria Street and La Trobe Street), Melbourne 3000.

Call bookings office 03 9656 9889 open Mon-Fri

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