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Littledean Jail Museum

| Nr. Cinderford, Littledean GL14 3NL, England
+44 1594 826659
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A Mixed Bag Of Weird

A place like Crime Through Time is ideal for TripAdvisor - you just HAVE to put something into... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
NJT1967
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
Brilliantly Bonkers

Visited the museum after wanting to go for a long time. It was exactly as described on the website... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rosie P
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Pontypool, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good19%
  • Average9%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible28%
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“on display” (27 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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| Nr. Cinderford, Littledean GL14 3NL, England
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+44 1594 826659
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"on display"
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"huge collection"
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"taking children"
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"dark side"
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"thought provoking"
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"interesting place"
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"spent longer"
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"per adult"
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"amazing collection"
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"kray twins"
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"interesting stuff"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A place like Crime Through Time is ideal for TripAdvisor - you just HAVE to put something into words because it is so unique, freaky and just plain odd. For those who pay their entry fee after they have read some of the reviews &...More

1  Thank NJT1967
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited the museum after wanting to go for a long time. It was exactly as described on the website, full to the brim with just about everything from famous criminals, the Occult, the horror of the Holocaust, to the lighter slap and tickle tabloids. It...More

Thank Rosie P
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were expecting to see an old jail reproducing what life was like when the prison was in use. We had read that there was also an exhibition of witchcraft, Paganism and secret societies etc. but found that every wall and some doors were all...More

Thank Trish J
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On a weekend stay in Gloucester I decided to Visit Littledean jail with my wife and can honestly say I regret it, the building is a great stone building and I can imagine it was very foreboding in the past, however it has been spoilt...More

Thank Gary P
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

To the people complaining about not being educated on life inside a prison, this is not what this place is advertised as! If people looked online they would already have a rough idea of what they were letting themselves in for. I discovered this place...More

Thank Pink_Pringles
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you’re expecting an educational visit with an informative set of displays explaining the life inside a prison and what it’s like to live the life of a prisoner, then you’ll be sadly let down. If however, you’re looking for a display of BDSM and...More

1  Thank Philip L
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this after hearing a few things about it from a friend we enjoyed it but like others were shocked people had chosen to take their children there maybe it should be no under 18s rather than discretion . We liked the displays but...More

Thank jayneyboro
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

All I was left with after half an hour of wandering round this overstuffed, random collection was a sense of how disturbed the man who owns it must be. After a few rooms of badly stuffed animals, Nazi coats and bits and bobs, a horrible...More

Thank Mandy R
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Reviewed May 16, 2018

You will either love or hate this place, intriguing and disturbing, a potent documentation of all that is bad (and good) about past and present "civilised" society! The building itself is worthy of a visit, tiny cells, heavy metal doors, bars and thick stone walls...More

3  Thank Sue00do
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Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile

I thought this would be a jail to view with past information on the venue but it was but with the most bizarre collection of newspaper cutting etc in it all over every single wall in every single room and cell. Some of the stuff...More

1  Thank gabb101
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Vanessa K
July 6, 2016|
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Response from crime_reporter | Property representative |
sorry for delay yes there are two toilets available
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April 5, 2016|
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Response from Andrew L | Reviewed this property |
Hi Jules, I sold my number 2 dress on eBay and it is hanging in a glass cabinet in the SF section of the museum. I had the eBay photos on my phone which I showed to the curator. I still have them if you want to see them to... More
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Julie J
October 20, 2015|
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Response from Fred C | Reviewed this property |
I would call the jail direct to be sure.
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