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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 only. Please get in touch with any questions.

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Opening Hours

Mon-Sun: 10am-5pm