Penitentiary Chapel Historic Site

This site offers a fascinating and gruesome insight into Tasmania’s past. Originally intended as a chapel for convicts, this building became a place of horror with the addition of underground solitary confinement cells, an execution yard and gallows. If you are game, ghost tours – by flickering lamplight – are available most evenings!

Contact details

Cnr Brisbane and Campbell sts, Hobart; Day tours (03) 6231 0911, evening ghost tours 0417 361 392

Entry by tour only; check times

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