Prison Night Tour


Our prison night tour is one of our guided tours of Shrewsbury Prison, led by an ex-prison officer with hands-on knowledge and experience of the prison’s history, who will shine a light on what life was really like for prisoners, officers and visitors.

Taking place in the evening, means you will experience the prison during those twilight hours, soaking up over 200 years of history. This is a full guided prison tour.

Tour Overview

Lights Out Tour in Real UK Prisons

During our prison night tour, an ex-prison officer will shine a light on what life was like for prisoners, officers and visitors. Bringing the prison to life through a no-holds-barred tour of this historic and fascinating building:

Explore two traditional Victorian Prison wings: A Wing consists of 172 cells built to house 350 men. C Wing consist of 22 cells originally designed to house female prisoners until 1921. Wander the landing as officers did for 200 years and discover what it was like to be locked behind the steel doors.

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Opening Hours

Mon-Sun: 10am-5pm