Due to the evolving situation with Coronavirus (COVID-19) the site is now closed. We are still contactable for enquiries and assistance business days 8.30am - 4.30pm. Please note there will be no access or assistance available on site.
Unlock the gates of Maitland Gaol today, where visitors are invited to 'serve time' learning about the facility, past prisoners and daring escapes. A key anchor attraction of the Hunter, Maitland Gaol housed some of Australia's most hardened and notorious criminals and has a vibrant history spanning more than 150 years.