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Littledean Jail Museum

Church Street, Littledean GL14 3NL, England
+44 1594 826659
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Type: Museums
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Oxford
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Firstly, as some people who have reviewed Littledean Jail have stated, please do take note of the age restriction on this attraction, this attraction is disturbing. Firstly, this is not a "jail museum", rather a "museum in a jail". A very strange museum it is too, endless fading newspaper cuttings, rooms dedicated to Nazis with items such as concentration camp... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I visited Littledean jail a few week ago and it is not what I expected. If you are wishing to visit an old jail house this is not the place for you. As there are very little of the original features of the prison remaining it is a little misleading to call this attraction a jail museum. That being said... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

stayed a few day's in Stonehouse just out side Stroud and we visited Little dean on 31/10/14 the person behind the counter gave us a warm welcome and explained about the various aspects of the Museum (prison) we spent a good couple of hours looking around and found 99.9 % of the items quite interesting a lot of stuff we... More

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Abingdon, United Kingdom
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4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

It has obviously taken years to collect all that's in there, mostly newspaper clippings that were difficult to read even with glasses. The historic stuff was an eye opener, and I like to live and learn. The jail was an amazing place and potentially could have offered more in that it could have contained more horror and less newspaper clippings.... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Was very disappointed with our recent ghost hunt there. I expected more activity but was very minimal indeed. Museum was interesting with lots of strange items. I don't think this place should be used for ghost hunts as its too cluttered and quite dangerous in regards to tripping over items.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Visited on the 23rd October. What a place, there really are some fantastic items in the museum. I don't think there is anywhere like this place. But, take heed, you really should not enter this museum if you are easily offended. It is crime though the ages, from the holocaust to the kray twins, all true crimes, so I think... More

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

While spending the night in Gloucester I came across an interesting double page advert in a free Gloucestershire guide. I was intrigued as spoke about not for the easily offended and had a rundown of what was on show. From the other comments some may not have taken this warning seriously. I however thought was very interesting and unique, as... More

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

facsinating place,so much to see ,jogged our memory on so many things,really good,though quite hodgepodge everywhere.would not recommend for children may find bit boring,but adults definitely.

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Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
13 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

This place is a fascinating eclectic mix of both Prison like and all things collectible plus hundreds of stories about infamous ne'erdowells and vagabonds. Also some up to date celebrity stuff that has hit the headlines in recent years. Also don't miss the Quadrophinia part of the museum, a real flirt back in time!! This place is very different and... More

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Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
183 helpful votes 183 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

What a fantastic idea of putting a museum in a jail really gives it a different feel having to go in and out of cells to see all the different stuff. My husband and I both agreed that it could be better laid out as you can not possibly take it all in. The website is 100% right if you... More

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