Venue: Russell Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 3000
About the event
Step back in time to solve a mysterious murder, in this world-first event that brings the iconic board game Cluedo to life. The Old Melbourne Gaol Cluedo Experience is an immersive adventure puzzle game for all ages. Dodgy lawyer Lionel Grey was found dead at the Gaol in 1924, but authorities never cracked the case. Now it’s up to you!
Search the Gaol’s darkest corners for clues, studying alibis of colourful crims, examining physical evidence, and scanning weapons for DNA. Using your smarts and the help of modern technology, can you discover WHO killed Grey, WHERE he was killed, and with WHAT weapon? The murder may be fictional, but the fun is very real!
Do I need to pre-book tickets online?
Yes – due to COVID-19, capacity restrictions currently apply at the Old Melbourne Gaol.
To purchase tickets online for the Cluedo Experience you must select general admission and then select the Cluedo Experience, which is an additional $5.
Can tickets be purchased on arrival?
Tickets may be available to purchase upon arrival, however, there will be limited availability due to capacity guidelines. To avoid disappointment, book your preferred session time online.
Timed and limited capacity for each session
As capacity restrictions apply, we have timed session admission with a maximum of 20 people at each time.
10am Admission Entry with a 11:15am Watch House Experience
11:15am Admission Entry with a 12:30pm Watch House Experience
12:30pm Admission Entry with a 1:45pm Watch House Experience
1:45pm Admission Entry with a 3pm Watch House Experience
3pm Admission Entry with a 4:15pm Watch House Experience
4:15pm Admission Entry with a 5:30pm Watch House Experience
Is it like an escape room?
No, the Cluedo Experience is an activity booklet allowing players to compete against family and friends, or to work as a team, to uncover which of the six suspects killed Lionel Grey.
What age is it recommended for?
The Cluedo Experience is designed for players aged 12 and above.
How long will it take?
Detectives will have 90 minutes to solve the mystery.
The Cluedo detective booklet is an additional $5 to your general admission ticket.
Admission to the Old Melbourne Gaol includes self-guided access to the Gaol and the City Watch House (timed entry on the hour), as well as access to download the audio guide app.
Please note the Cluedo experience is designed for players 12 and above.
Bookings essentialTo ensure a safe visitor experience, we’ve introduced timed entry to maintain a maximum capacity of 30 visitors per session. Tickets must be pre-booked online in advance.