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Where history comes to life
90 Macquarie Street, Dubbo NSW

Head behind the bars and experience 19th century prison life at Old Dubbo Gaol. A State Heritage listed site which remains intact and restored, creating a pocket in time and unearthing powerful moments in Australian prison history. Wander the cellblocks and sandstone walls, gaze upon the gallows and take in the bird’s-eye view from the watchtower. Experience the stories of life in the dark cells, immerse yourself in tales of prisoners who served time and discover the graffiti they etched into the walls.

Explore the new Gallows Gallery featuring the largest collection of hangman ropes in Australia, the original gallows and multimedia displays telling tales of the Gaol’s colonial past. During School Holidays the Gaol springs to life with costumed characters and daring escape attempts. Guided tours available, see website for details and times.

The Great Big Adventure Pass - Taronga Western Plains Zoo

The Great Big Adventure Pass

Make family time great. Take home big memories. Plan an unforgettable adventure.

Make the most of your holiday with the Dubbo Region Great Big Adventure Pass! It's one pass, four incredible attractions and an adventure you won't forget.

The Great Big Adventure Pass is a multi-ticket to Taronga Western Plains Zoo, Old Dubbo Gaol, the Royal Flying Doctor Visitor Experience and Wellington Caves.


*single adult ticket price. Information, Terms and Conditions can be found at