A visit to Napier Prison offers you the chance to connect with the story of our past. Built in 1861, Napier Prison played a key role in the New Zealand Penal system for over 130 years. It remains the most complete example of a purpose-built prison from the provincial government era (1853-1876).rnSince 2002, school parties, tour groups and individuals have been able to visit Napier Prison and soak up the history and atmosphere of this unique location.
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The historic prison is located on Napier’s Bluff Hill at 55 Coote Rd overlooking the Pacific Ocean and beautiful Centennial Gardens. View the old quarry where the inmates used to work their hard days’ labour to build the walls that would keep them imprisoned. Napier Prison is just a few minutes walk to the town centre and Marine Parade and has been listed as one of the 6 most haunted places in New Zealand.
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