New South Wales Corrective Services Museum

Overview

If the history of crime and punishment or Australian history in general interests you, then the Corrective Services Museum in Cooma is just the place for you to visit. Located between Cooma Court…

If the history of crime and punishment or Australian history in general interests you, then the Corrective Services Museum in Cooma is just the place for you to visit.

Located between Cooma Court House and the Correctional Centre in Cooma, the Museum displays a collection of objects relating to punishment and crime from the mid 19th century such as manacles and leg irons, convict and prisoner clothing, weapons and escape devices, photos and visual documentation.

The museum provides an insight into the daily routine of jails from early days through to modern times.

Minimum security inmates are the tour guides through the museum.

Inmate art and craft is also available to purchase. and there is wheelchair access to and throughout the museum.

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