Take a guided tour explaining the early history of the old Ararat Goal and the incarceration of the criminally insane. J Ward is the premier tourist venue in the Victorian town of Ararat, visited by more than 10,000 people annually.
Aradale, also known as the Ararat Lunatic Asylum and the Ararat Hospital for the Insane, is a popular tourist venue in the Victorian City of Ararat. Take a guided tour explaining the early history of Mental Health in early Victorian times.
Combine two of Ararat's most popular Day Tours for the one low price. Visit J Ward old Gaol and home of the Criminally Insane on a 2 hour guided tour in the morning. In the afternoon join a 2.5 hour guided tour of the Aradale Asylum.