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Berrima Gaolbreak II

 Berrima Gaol - Internment Camp

In March 1915 the first group of 89 German internees arrived on foot at Berrima. The gaol was hastily cleaned up and made secure. The internees’ luggage had not arrived and there was no furniture. They were supplied with basic sleeping materials and they had to cook their own food. It was out of this sombre mood that the men named the gaol Ahnenschloss (Castle Foreboding). The internees were mainly officers from German merchant steamers caught in Australian ports at the outbreak of war and the officers from the SMS Emden, a light cruiser sunk by the HMAS Sydney off the Cocos Island in 1914. more

You are to be transported to Historic Berrima Gaol, Berrima NSW for a tour.

Open Saturday the 3rd, Sunday the 4th and Monday the 5th of October 2015

Open from 9am to 4pm Saturday and Sunday, 9am to 2pm Monday

  Directions to Berrima Gaol

For information contact: Destination Southern Highlands

Phone 1300 657 559

Discount applies for bookings made online, book now!

  Adult Child Family
Online Ticket:
 $12.00 $8.00 $36.00
At Venue Ticket:
 $15.00 $10.00 $45.00

Limited tickets available per session.

Another community project organised by the Rotary Club of Berrima District Inc.

Proceeds from this event will support our youth, community and Rotary projects.

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