Geelong is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Geelong one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Geelong is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Geelong or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Geelong. Explore the historical monuments of Geelong with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Geelong guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Geelong page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Geelong landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Geelong.
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25 Fernleigh Street, Newtown VIC 3220, Australia
01:00 pm - 04:00 pm
This historic house is the only surviving house of the many, which were built along the Barwon River in the mid 1800s. It is an early Victorian brick home built in the 1850s for Jonathon Porter O'Brien, a wealthy merchant and banker, and his wife, Ann. The gardens are beautiful and the building itself is delightful. The interior houses many fine ex...
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Corner Myers & Swanston St, Geelong, Victoria 3220 Australia
01:00 pm - 04:00 pm
Originally named HM Prison, the gaol was built in 1849 and closed in 1991. The jail is said to be terrifying and many ghost tours are conducted here. The bleak walls and cells of this bluestone structure tell the tale of the harsh conditions that inmates had to live in when compared to modern prisons. There are interesting stories of some of the in...