Explore the area that sits externally to the Maitland Gaol walls.
Already toured Maitland Gaol and always wondered what all those buildings are that surround it? This tour is your opportunity to find out.
Offered occasionally as a public tour the Justice Precinct explores the land and buildings external to the Gaol wall. The tour includes information about East Maitland Courthouse, which is still operating, the Mounted Police Barracks and the many locations of East Maitland Police Station. It also points out areas worked and maintained by the prisoners outside the walls, including the grounds surrounding the courthouse and the vegetable gardens once tendered by prisoners for food production in the Gaol.
This unique 90 minute walking tour examines the importance of the Justice Precinct to the prosperity of East Maitland and gives further information about the importance of Maitland Gaol to the region.
PLEASE NOTE: Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult or concession. Child tickets can not be purchased without adult or concession ticket for online sales, call Maitland Gaol on 02 4936 6482 for more information.