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Littledean Jail Museum

Church Street, Littledean GL14 3NL, England
+44 1594 826659
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Ranked #1 of 1 attractions in Littledean
Type: Museums
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English first
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW

Being a jail you expect it to be something like the York or London dungeon's experience, however it was nothing like it! Yes there were jail cells to go in, yes it had stuff about serial killers, but as well as that lots (and lots and lots!) of interesting and quite bizarre frames with newspaper stories and many signed pictures... More

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Bath, United Kingdom
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW

We stopped thinking this would be of interested to us - not as we thought. The old cells are crammed from floor to ceiling with "signed" memrobilia by famous people - most of which have nothing to do with a jail. There is a huge collection of literature and photographs of the holocaust (which I found very disturbing). Each cell... More

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Birmingham
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW

Aload of crap shoved in one place. So much celebrity pictures an news articles on the walls it makes you have a headache. the owners "funny" little plaques about I warned you blah blah its not horrific its not scary like you make it out its just an organised bunch of crap. There is some decent things but its hidded... More

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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

If your after a jail about prisions and interesting facts, this is not the place, with all the pictures and 'odd' things about, it ruins the 'jail' type feeling. a disappointment personally

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Senior Contributor
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Having been to the museum once before I had to go again just to retake it all in, the place is owe inspiring to say the least, you can tell the owner has spent a lifetime building this fab collection, the bikes are a personal fav along with the sas collection which seemed like it doubled in size since last... More

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Newport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Absolutley highly recommended. It took a few hours to walk around you did not know what to look at first. There is everything from old newspaper articles to odd creatures to kkk and quadrophenia collection. Definatley be visiting again. The staff were friendly and ready to help at any time. It was good cause you could take as many pictures... More

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Solihull
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014 via mobile

I was lucky to attend a charity event at the jail and must say its a totally way out and whacky place with irreplaceable artefacts. Definitely going back and didn't get to see everything. Beware with children as quite an adult theme in places so not for young eyes.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

Great place! Full of weird and wonderful things. We probably spent about 2 hours here, and it was fascinating! So much to look at! I didn't even mind that there were rooms and room full of old newspaper articles and naked celebrity pictures, they all made the place. My only qualm is that the man working there wasn't very nice... More

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Sandwich, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

I truly do not understand why this place is considered an attraction. It's a dusty, hap-hazard place which used to be a jail (the only interesting thing there). Boy was I glad my kids didn't come with us. I guess I do not find it interesting to see celebrity titilation, and maybe I'm in a minority as there were lots... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

You will either love this place or hate it. Personally I loved it. Awesome. Amazing collection. Just reminds you of what a mad world we live in and what mad people live in this world.

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