Behind the Bars

Behind the Bars is an immersive tour experience that gives visitors the opportunity to learn more about life at the Huron Historic Gaol. Interact with actors portraying past inmates and staff who lived and worked at the Gaol between 1841 and 1911.

WHEN: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 7-9 pm in July & August (last entry at 8 pm). Starting Tuesday July 12.
ADMISSION: $10 for adults, $5 for children
FREE: For Museum members and children under 5



Tickets available online until one hour before the event, or at the door after doors open at 7 p.m. Purchasing tickets ahead of time online or at the Gaol (during regular daytime hours) guarantees entry and reduces wait times. Capacity in the building is limited. No need to bring paper copies of your tickets – just state the name of your party to the employee at the door to gain entry.

For more information, call the Gaol at 519-524-6971 or email


Meet some of the faces of the Gaol: