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Interesting Surprise

Found this place very interesting. Not something one would expect to visit on a tour. They provide... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2019
John S
Day out on a short break

Excellent museum the whole place felt very earie lots of information plaques about the different... read more

Reviewed 30 December 2018
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Steeple Lane, Beaumaris LL58 8EP, Wales
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All reviews prison life well worth a visit audio guide police station condemned cell interesting place to visit victorian times joint ticket great insight rainy day interesting building value for money real sense information boards wander around couple of hours prisoners
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Reviewed 13 February 2019

Found this place very interesting. Not something one would expect to visit on a tour. They provide no guides but our tour guide was very informative. Lots of signage to explain things. Especially found the baby rocking set up interesting. Mom could rock a fretful...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank John S
Reviewed 30 December 2018 via mobile

Excellent museum the whole place felt very earie lots of information plaques about the different People who had been locked up here or died at the hands of the hangman .a hidden gem normally I am in and out of museum's but stayed here quite...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank elitesoccer225
Reviewed 16 December 2018 via mobile

Best bit of history on the Island well worth a visit... spooky in part but great fun... Not many people know its there.... Just off Rosemary lane... As it was In the day... loved the Atmosphere and you can imagine the harsh conditions.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Rugby2003
Reviewed 7 November 2018

This is a very complete building with plenty to see and informative exhibits throughout. There is no guided tour but this does not detract from the visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MeridianManchester
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Really enjoyed our visit and spent quite a while going through the gaol. Lots of information. Entry price very reasonable.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sandgrounder120
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

£16.70 entry for family of 4, but cards not accepted, so make sure you have enough cash. Loads to see, and loads of information to read all the way round, so make sure you allow at least a couple of hours. Access to most of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

Best to visit the Gaol after the Courthouse and buy a combined ticket for best value. The gaol is far larger than expected, with lots if interesting stories. It is cold inside, and we felt quite releaved to leave at the end of the visit,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DavePuls
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

Was good walking round, makes you think about what people use to go through, compared to criminals now! If it’s open I would recommend going but if it’s shut, don’t think you have missed anything. Was ok!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank oli563
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

Not much to say really but it is certainly worth a visit. Interesting history attached to it and feels quite eerie in some of the cells.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank traceym921
Reviewed 19 October 2018

This place gives you a sense of the reality in prisons of the past. Even the guards didn't have a great life. There are a few old and dusty cheesy mannequins but the look into prison life for men and women was interesting and sad....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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28 May 2018|
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Response from irene g | Reviewed this property |
Yes I think they would like the answer above they would probably like the gruesome parts of it. Also the history is very interesting
5 April 2018|
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Response from tattocrazy | Reviewed this property |
Hi I would say about an hour to an hour and a half,it is quite small but well worth a visit