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LOCKED UP in Pentridge's D Division

Join us on a 90-minute tour through D Division and learn about the history of Pentridge Prison. Pentridge Prison is a heritage-listed former prison located in Coburg, Victoria. It was established in 1851 and holds historical significance as it was initially the first women's prison in 1894 before becoming the Metropolitan Remand Centre for the Victoria justice system. Take a step back in time and learn about the history of Pentridge Prison. These tours provide visitors with insights into the site's history and introduce them to individuals who have spent time in the prison. This tour is conducted by ex-prison officer Dennis Bear and former inmate Doug Morgan, providing visitors with a unique and immersive experience. During the tours, visitors can explore all three tiers of D Division, the condemned and observation cells, hallways, exercise yard, and the site where eleven executions occurred between 1932 and 1967, including the last woman and man executed in Australia, Jean Lee and Ronald Ryan. Tours run every Saturday at 10:30 am at D Division, offering a regular opportunity for individuals to explore this historical site.


Bluestone College Of Knowledge
Katrin Strohl, organiser
Phone: 0450217984
Mobile: 0450217984

Further information
Event document
Event document