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Address: Berrycoombe Road, Bodmin PL31 2NR , England
Phone Number: +44 (0)1208 76292
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9:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 9:30 pm

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went here for a couple of hours to visit places of interest. This place has loads of information and Some good reading. If you are passing go take a visit ,they need the money to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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Preston, United Kingdom
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Preston, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

went here for a couple of hours to visit places of interest. This place has loads of information and Some good reading. If you are passing go take a visit ,they need the money to do the rest of the place up.

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Cornwall, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
13 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

I visited the site for my Photography Degree, and was totally fascinated by the history of the site. The architecture has been left to nature in places, conserved in others, and offers a glimpse into the history and lives of the people who worked and were imprisoned there, with lots of information available. It had a very creepy atmosphere, and... More 

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Really enjoyed visiting the jail and learning about its history. The museum is definitely worth a visit. Even the kids were mesmerised by all the gruesome tales and various cells to visit. It had a creepy feel to it. The most criminal part was being ripped off in the restaurant when we ordered an expensive tea for two and ended... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

My sister and I decided to do a day trip out and decided to try Bodmin Jail. I was amazed at the building and how well the scene was set to let us experience how jail life would have been in the late 1700s. The information presented kept making us gasp at how severe the sentences were back then.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Having expected a rainy day we planned a trip to the infamous Bodmin jail. Easy to find and having been directed to a parking space we walked through the main entrance to find ourselves in an entrance hall with a stairwell in front, a function room to our left and a bar to the right. There was no obvious sign... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Me and the boyf went one morning last week and were very impressed. We find stuff like this very interesting so for us it was a worthwhile visit. The stories about the prisoners were good to read however there is a lot of reading and you do have to read them to get the whole feel of the place so... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Took the Camel Trail from Padstow to Bodmin and decided to view Bodmin Jail before returning. Some excellent restoration is going on with top notch info. Spent a good for hours walking the exhibit which was well worth the visit. Lots of waxwork type models, exhibits, photos and written info. This was easily worth 4/5 However decided to have a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Brilliant day out, listening and seeing how things where done in the past , very informative best museum so far , great for all ages, and finish the day off with a meal great food, fairly prices , nice happy friendly staff , what more could you ask for

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Corby, United Kingdom
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Have just visited Bodmin Jail, found it really interesting to see how they lived or should I say murdered and punished years ago. The big surprise was the restaurant /pub inside the jail, lovely food and really friendly staff, a great place for eating even if not going into the jail.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Fantastic museum! Very informative. Very pleasant and helpful staff. Well worth booking up for the restaurant. Great food!

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Additional Information about Bodmin Jail

Address: Berrycoombe Road, Bodmin PL31 2NR, England
Phone Number: +44 (0)1208 76292
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Bodmin
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:30 am - 9:30 pm
Monday 9:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 9:30 pm

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