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Address: Church Street, Littledean GL14 3NL, England
Phone Number: +44 1594 826659
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Interesting but very strange and contraversal

Definately worth a visit especially the quadraphenia section. My favourite part. Not suitable for the prudish. Very interesting as well as very disturbing artefacts to be seen.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW via mobile

Have to agree with Smokey Jake and I wish I'd seen his review before I visited today. I cannot understand why this place has history/ tourist signs - I had assumed the signs were provided only for genuine historical attractions. Extremely disappointed that we spent £16 for this disorganised, sensationalist shambles.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW via mobile

This is such a rip off!!! Its a shambles of tat and more tat consisting of anything and everything and probably 85% of it is totally unrelated to crime or police. Dont be fooled by the glossy brochure and dont be enticed by the 'not for the fainthearted' claim otherwise you will be parted from your hardearned money, and leave... More 

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Definately worth a visit especially the quadraphenia section. My favourite part. Not suitable for the prudish. Very interesting as well as very disturbing artefacts to be seen.

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Swadlincote, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Always interested in history and jails but this one was disappointing and felt a bit misrepresented in the brochures. We realized it had collections of things not relating to the local crime and police history but more crime in general but the collections went way beyond that. Overkill with info on crime, terrorism, movies and such many nothing to do... More 

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gwent
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Not for the faint hearted or small children. We went as a family 4 adults and one child aged 11. The history and memorabilia inside this museum is amazing. I was strongly advise you to view website before taking young children. Staff great. Takes a good 2 hours to walk around the many different rooms. Very Fascinating.

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Brum
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

This place is not for the faint heart All is revealed in this place stories of celebrities, Child trafficking, History of Austwitz. Quadrophenia, Ku Klux Klan and many more. Alot of reading involved and alot of display too. Very interesting but children are not advisable to go in. My eleven years old was scared. Can bring children and is allowed... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Definitely worth a visit to littledean jail museum.Steeped in history with things that happened a few years ago that you have forgot .Some things not for the faint hearted not suitable for young children.

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Dorset
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

You will either love or hate this quirky museum. Look at the large number of reviewers' photographs before deciding whether this museum is for you and your family. My wife and I enjoyed the displays - don't miss the large collection of antique vibrators - did people REALLY inflict those mechanical devices on themselves? The Holocaust, ISIS and other exhibits... More 

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Gloucester
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Although this museum is not far away, I hadn't been here before. Certainly not for the faint hearted or children, this museum is different to most and you do need a good few hours to see everything. Essentially this is a museum of crime through the ages, alongside various other collected curiosities such as stuffed animals. Some of the exibits... More 

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Littledean Jail is certainly not for the faint hearted with quite graphic exhibits. Don t expect interactive displays or tour guides but it is simply mind boggling. It is a fascinating insight to crime and the world of the unusual .We found it totally absorbing and even though sometimes it was quite hard to look at especially the section on... More 

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Address: Address: Church Street, Littledean GL14 3NL, England
Phone Number: +44 1594 826659
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Gloucestershire  >  Forest of Dean  >  Littledean

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