Kids go FREE on Self-Guided Tours & eat FREE in our Restaurant over the Christmas Holiday with our amazing promotional offer! Find out more.

Plan Your Day

Plan Your Day


A perfect pit stop on your visit, serving delicious homemade cakes, hot and cold snacks, a 'Young Offenders' menu and barista-style coffee.

Gift Shop

Situated in our Visitor Centre, our Gift Shop is filled with treasures and treats for every budget. Perfect for gifts and a lasting memory of your visit.


The Museum showcases over two hundred years of prison life! Here, you can see the weapons and amazing matchstick models crafted by prisoners.


Constructed by Thomas Telford, the prison has been on the current site since 1793. A number of public executions have taken place at the site.


We welcome all visitors though, as a historic Victorian building, there are some restrictions. Disabled facilities are available on the ground floor. Please get in touch with any questions.

Coronavirus Information

The safety and wellbeing of our visitors and employees is our priority and we have taken all the necessary precautions to ensure your continued welfare.

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Opening Hours

Mon-Sun: 10am-5pm