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Richmond Gaol

Access

Richmond is 25 kilometres north-east of Hobart. Follow the Tasman Highway towards Hobart Airport and turn left on the Cambridge exit and proceed along B31 to Richmond. For a round trip return to Hobart via Risdon on C324. This was a controversial road built by Richmond convicts under Governor Arthur in the 1830s.

In Richmond the gaol is located behind the former courthouse.

It is open daily. Phone (03) 62602127 for further details.