About us

Shrewsbury Prison is a heritage-led tourist attraction. Built in 1791 and servicing as Shropshire county’s prison, until its closure in 2013. Opening in 2015, Shrewsbury Prison began its journey of developing into a heritage attraction. It is now considered the World’s Most Interactive Prison, alongside being Shropshire’s Number 1 Tourist Destination, and the World’s 6th Dark Tourist Attraction. Shrewsbury Prison provides visitors an authentic Georgian, Victorian, and modern-day prison experience, led by Prison Officers with a wealth of experience and time ‘served’. There are a wide range of tours, activities and events happening at the prison, as well as education visits, team building, private hire, and production usage.

What we offer

Our employees’ experience and development is imperative to us, and we are proud to be an inclusive, flexible, and employee-led employer.

As standard, our employees receive:

  • Employee discount
  • Free lunch
  • 24 hour Employee Assistance Programme access
  • On-site parking
  • Access to a library of online training courses

If you’d like to apply for a role, or would like more information, please email your CV to Human Resources at [email protected].

We look forward to hearing from you!


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Opening Hours

Mon-Sun: 10am-5pm