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National Justice Museum

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Only had 2 hours here but would have liked another 1/2 hour but had a tour booked for the City of... read more

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RosBondi
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Bondi, Australia
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Informative tour of the jails and courts. Actors recreating Court drama with help from the general... read more

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Margaret R
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Billingham, United Kingdom
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Based in Nottingham’s historic Lace Market, the National Justice Museum is housed in Nottinghamshire’s Grade 2 listed old Shire Hall and County Gaol. The Museum uses original Courtrooms, dungeons and prison cells, along with a number of more...more
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Reviewed today

Only had 2 hours here but would have liked another 1/2 hour but had a tour booked for the City of Caves (see review). Bought a combined ticket with the Caves just down the road but don't buy the combined ticket if you have trouble...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Informative tour of the jails and courts. Actors recreating Court drama with help from the general public . Museum shows where executions took place and cells for men and women. Also has small cafe. Worth a visit

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Margaret R
Reviewed 6 days ago

If you want to go back to life and 'justice' in the 1900s take a walk around this fascinating building. I want you to discover the history and horrors of the place for yourselves so i will say little. You are taken back in time,...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

my Son studied in Nottingham we had a Viist it was January and was cold and we decided to visit this museum its as very interesting to see the Justice Palast for 200 years ago even it was a live Stolen OURT with a women...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed this history of the gaol and the stuff about modern protests, protest songs, and about stopping violence against women. Really nice cafe!

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank clumsykisses
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed the trip here. The actors were playing the scenes like execution of the highway robber. It was funny and knowledgeable. They were also playing their roles in separate rooms and you could interact with them and they explained to us some of the...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was one of the highlights of our 2 week trip to the UK. The museum is incredibly well done! We took part in a jury based on a real person from the 1700's. The museum is huge and on many levels, and there is...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We bought a joint ticket to the museum and caves. We saw the caves first then came up to the museum. We were just in time for an enactment of a hanging. Sounds frightening but it wasn't. There are several actors all of whom are...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited with our 9 and 5 Yr old boys. It was really engaging for them both to be involved in a court case and particularly the hanging. The highlight for us was the live action. One of the actors, Stephen, played numerous roles, but...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter had been hassling me to go here since she visited with her school. We were not disappointed. What a fabulous experience. The court and the hanging are done with such dark humour and you get the chance to join in if you wish....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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JusticeMuseum, Marketing Officer at National Justice Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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M6263VDsarahk
June 3, 2019|
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Response from Armchairgardener | Reviewed this property |
Have you thought about looking up the museum's website? That way you get the right answer straight away!!!
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May 7, 2019|
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Response from MikeNottm | Reviewed this property |
Not outside but there are a number of car parks locally
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Benthebee
April 7, 2019|
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Response from JusticeMuseum | Property representative |
Hi there - we can confirm only assistance dogs are allowed into the museum.
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