Pentridge Prison

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Melbourne: Pentridge Prison Ghost-Themed Walking Tour

1. Melbourne: Pentridge Prison Ghost-Themed Walking Tour

Explore Pentridge Prison in Coburg on this walking tour that focuses on the macabre. Uncover the secrets of this location where 44 bodies are buried. Hear about the key members of Australia’s criminal underworld who called Pentridge home. Enter the site and begin your tour of Pentridge Prison, D Division which has been standing since 1850. Trace the history of this site since the first prisoners arrived at the prison in 1851.  Immerse yourself in the dark side of Australia's most famous prison as you hear the harrowing tale of Ronald Ryan, the last man executed in Australia. Find out how this prison relates to Chopper Reed and Ned Kelly through spine-chilling stories. 

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4.6 / 5

based on 171 reviews

Great evening at pentridge -the guide was extremely informative and I thoroughly enjoyed the tour

Informative around not only the history of the prison but also former inmates.

Maddy was great. Really enjoyed her tour. Informative, fun and spooky.

Guide had a lot of character and was very knowledgeable

It was such an amazing experience! Highly recommended