Fannie Bay Gaol
Fannie Bay Gaol is rich in social history and one of the Territory's most important heritage sites. Fannie Bay Gaol operated as Her Majesty's Gaol and Labour Prison in Darwin from 20 September 1883 until 1 September 1979.
The original building comprises Blocks A and B containing six cells, and a kitchen and a wash house. The Infirmary was added in 1887 and contains the gallows installed for the last executions held in the Territory in 1952.
A separate cell block for female prisoners was added in 1928, and a watch tower, "native section" for Aboriginal prisoners, kitchen mess building, remand section and two maximum security wings were added during the 1950s.
10am to 3pm daily.
Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years Day and Good Friday
East Point Road,
Fannie Bay, Darwin
PO Box 4646, Darwin, NT 0801
Telephone: (08) 8999 8290
Facsimile: (08) 8981 8199