Sculpture in the Gaol is hosted at Trial Bay Gaol in South West Rocks on the NSW mid north coast.
Entry fees apply at this heritage-listed building that houses a museum and significant historical archive.
Sculpture in the Gaol exhibition: 9am to 4.30pm daily, Saturday 3rd to Friday 30th August 2019
Gaol After Dark: 6pm Saturday 3rd August 2019
Family Gala Day: 9am to 4.30pm, Sunday 4th August 2019
Escapee Trail: Saturday 13th July to Friday 30th August 2019
Artist workshops: Sunday 4th August and Saturday 17th August
how to get there
Trial Bay Goal Access Road, Arakoon, NSW 2431
Parking is available at Trial Bay Gaol, including designated bus parking.
On Family Gala day (Sunday 4th August), parking in front of the Gaol is restricted. Please follow the directions of RFS volunteers on that day.
Access for people with disabilities is rated ‘hard’ by the venue manager NSW national parks. For wheelchair users, this means that while there is flat entry to the Gaol precinct, you will encounter small steps and undulating surfaces within the Gaol ruins. There are no specific services for blind or deaf patrons. Please contact the Gaol office in advance of your visit.
where to stay
food & drink
Trial Bay Kiosk Restaurant is currently closed for renovations and is expected to reopen in late August 2019.
For meals in South West Rocks, head to (Sculpture in the Gaol sponsors) Sixty Degrees Café, Seabreeze Beach Hotel or SWR Surf Lifesaving Club. Also check out Malt and Honey Café, Heritage Beachside Café and Chillati for gelato and sorbet.
There are wheelchair-accessible flush toilets at the Gaol.
Pets and domestic animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted in national parks.