Leg Irons

Equipment
Bound by Iron

These leg irons once bound prisoners at Newcastle Gaol. Aboriginal prisoners in particular were bound by the legs and chained, even inside the tiny stone cell into which they were crammed behind locked doors.

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Old Newcastle Gaol

Harsh realities of early prison life on show at Newcastle Gaol Museum

Enter Newcastle Gaol Museum and find yourself hurtling back in time to imagine life as a prisoner here from 1865 to the early 1900s. The tiny cells are most disturbing, particularly the Aboriginal...

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13 Clinton St
Toodyay WA 6566
Australia

Open Hours

7 days 10am - 3pm; Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years Day, Good Friday

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