Experience a piece of Australian prison history through dynamic guided tours, students will walk in the steps of prisoners in the 1800s, the Old Dubbo Gaol provides students with unique insights into colonial times, they will be enlightened by daring escapes stories, and will leave with an appreciation of our lives today.  This NSW listed Heritage site provides a hands on experience, aimed at both primary and secondary students, take your class through an encounter where history will come to life. 

Located in the Dubbo Region the Old Dubbo Gaol offers a unique perspective on colonial times in regional Australia. While visiting the Dubbo Region students will discover the importance of agriculture and significance of our regions culture and environment.  

Reach out to our Group Bookings officer, who can deliver an itinerary specifically for your group’s needs. Your excursion doesn’t have to end with the ODG, our Group Bookings officer has an in depth knowledge of our region and will help you make the most of your excursion, so yours students will discover, immerse and grow within the Dubbo Region. 

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Our Region is full of opportunities for schools and students, consider including the Wellington caves where students can wonder at the spectacular cave formations and learn about the many fascinating megafauna that once roamed the area, they’re immersive journey can extend to the Discovery Lab where students undertake a fossil finding session with specialised tools in laboratory setting fit for future geologists.  2021 will also see the new interactive Mega Fauna Visitor Display open. 

The Western Plains Cultural Centre offers a rich cultural experience from regional history to contemporary Art.  Students can discover our regions stories and possessions within the Dubbo Regional Museum and step into a contemporary Art Gallery where a dazzling array of works from some of Australia’s best contemporary artists.  

All these options can be organised for you with one enquiry through our Excursion Hub, let us take care of the itinerary so your class can explore a little further in the unique Dubbo Region.

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Physical Address: 
90 Macquarie St,
Dubbo NSW 2830
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Phone Number: 
02 6801 4448