Offering a fascinating insight into Colonial Tasmania, this historic site retains a beautiful 1834 tower with two courtrooms, virtually unchanged for more than 150 years, and the Hobart Gaol chapel restored to architect John Lee Archer’s original 1830s design.

Address: Cnr Brisbane & Campbell Streets, Hobart

Highlights: Underground tunnels, solitary confinement cells and gallows.

Building specs: Type: Church and Gaol. Year Built: 1834–59. Architect: John Lee Archer

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