Boggo Road Gaol Tours

School Holidays

Lock the kids up this school holiday at Brisbane’s infamous Boggo Road Gaol on a fascinating History Tour – this summer’s must-do family friendly experience.

Steeped in over 119 years of colourful history, Boggo Road Gaol is Australia’s most notorious prison where tens of thousands of men and women served time behind its red-brick walls.

Boggo Road School Holidays

One of Brisbane’s best family friendly attractions, Boggo Road Gaol offers tours of the historic gaol at 11am daily during school holidays. Visit the gatehouse, yards, the Circle and one of the original cell blocks and discover what life was like behind bars for inmates. Hear true stories of rooftop protests, riots, hunger strikes and daring escape plans including those of legendary Slim Halliday - The Houdini of Boggo Road. 

Boggo Road School Holidays

Nice to know - Families on the History Tour can purchase a copy of author and heritage-tour operator, Jack Sims, new book History of Boggo Road Gaol 1883-1999 for a discounted price of $20.00 (normally $35).

Need to know - A family ticket costs $55 (2 adults and 2 children) or $50 (1 adult and up to 3 children).

By Deb Lidster


Boggo Road Gaol

21 Boggo Rd

Dutton Park  

3844 0059


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