Behind the Walls Tour

Behind the Walls Tour

Z Ward: Behind The Walls tour groupA ‘Behind The Walls’ tour group explores the cells upstairs

Go behind the walls of the notorious Z Ward at the former Glenside Mental Hospital.  For almost 90 years it was home to those classified as “criminally insane” on the overlapping edges of criminality and mental illness.  This guided day tour explores the architecture and social history of this remarkable building.  For those of you up for a different challenge, try one of our popular night tours.

Tours start at 2pm. Duration: Approximately 90 minutes.
Please note: Tours are not recommended for children under 12 years.

Z-Ward at Glenside Hospital
Enter from 63 Conyngham Street, Glenside 5065


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