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Inveraray Jail

Open Now: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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ADMISSION TICKETS (1)
Inveraray Jail Entrance Ticket
From $15.56*
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Step back almost two centuries and discover the stories of the real men, women and children who were tried and served their sentences in this prison. Visit the Courtroom; explore the Cells in the Old and New Prisons; try out the wooden beds and...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Church Square, Inveraray PA32 8TX, Scotland
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All reviews court room well worth a visit audio guide crime and punishment interesting place couple of hours great place to visit value for money few hours interesting visit own pace rainy day gift shop friendly staff entrance fee prisoners courtroom
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a great place in which to taste what past justice had to dish out. Try out the thumb screws at your peril!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank E2587VPdavidm
Reviewed 5 days ago

Definitely well worth a visit if you have a couple of hours to spare whilst in Inveraray. Very interesting and informative. Staff also very helpful and on hand to give more information. Quite a lot of narrow/uneven stone stairs.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Helen F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here many years ago after it opened and there is more to see the peoples story's of imprisonment the cruelty years ago and most sentences due to hunger

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Maureen J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We swithered about visiting the jail and then decided that since we were in Inveraray we may as well. We both really enjoyed the visit and the Guard in the first prison after coming out if the court house was fantastic! He told the stories...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank LauraD2b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very easy to find . The entrance price is £12.50 per adult. It tells you a lot of info about the jail and courthouse. The staff are very friendly and knowledgeable. I'm saying to much but it comes with a audio guide which is easy...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank jasonwri
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Inveraray jail is brilliant. It’s really interesting too. It’s a really good place too visit. You need too go.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Bibcay
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An interesting, if at times gruesome place to see. Very cold so wrap up warm if you are visiting in winter. We found it difficult to find out prices before we went and we thought it was expensive at around £11 for an OAP concession...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ailsajensen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First time visit found it interesting to see how prisoners were treated and the staff were very good and knowledgeable

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank johndscotland
Reviewed February 5, 2019 via mobile

Was rather pricey and did not get what i expected. We were not told about how to get the free audio tours when purchasing tickets. When we did manage to get to the cells the "actors" were very lack luster. A female dressed as a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Uktraveler94
Reviewed February 2, 2019 via mobile

Fab attraction staying in area worth a visit staff so friendly and made good recommendations so top marks

Date of experience: February 2019
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Yes dogs are allowed as I saw a couple there on our visit!
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