Constructed using convict labour in the 1860s, the old Gaol is a stone and mortar building built in response to the repeated escapes made from the town's old lock-up by Moondyne Joe (Joseph Bolitho Johns), Western Australia's best known bushranger.
Visit the Newcastle Gaol Museum including Courtroom, Prison Cells, and Police Stables to discover a greater understanding of the nature of European Settlement of the region.
Newcastle Gaol will be closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day,New Years Day and Good Friday
Location: Clinton Street, Toodyay
Monday - Friday: 10am - 3 pm
Admission Fees **
Family pass (2 adults + 2 children): $10.00
Children under 6 yrs: free
FREE ENTRY ON AUSTRALIA DAY
Enquiries & Bookings:
Toodyay Visitor Centre
Tel: +61 08 95742435
Fax: +61 08 95742431
Guided tour available (minimum 10 people) weekdays only (prior booking minimum 48 hrs essential)
LABOUR DAY WEEKEND
Opening Hours on Sat, Sun & Mon 10.15am-1.45pm