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Interesting not for the faint hearted

Very interesting place to come to have a look at crime through the times. Upon walking in your hit... read more

Reviewed October 18, 2018
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So much to see, but not for the fainthearted

bit pricey but so much to see some very interesting things to see, some not so much, not for... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2018
chris s
Aberdare, United Kingdom
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Reviewed December 12, 2018 via mobile

Expected a historical building filled with knowledge or a decent insight in the dark side of our world instead its like a viewpoint of a perverted bigoted person who thinks the only way to be noticed is to be mindlessly shocking. Words fail me in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

This place is simply a massive display of the wierd and wonderful with displays varying from the Ku Klux Klan to Quadrophenia (the movie). Hard hitting displays covering genocide and the activities of ISIS are not for the fainthearted. Go with an open mind, there...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

Very sad and angry . We saw leaflets on this jail and thought it would be a museum for just criminals and to look around cells and building only, and when we got there it was witchcraft and even had the sense to charge children...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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crime_reporter, Public Relations Manager at Littledean Jail Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 21, 2018

just looking t site , where does it mention dogs are allowed?

Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

Very interesting place to come to have a look at crime through the times. Upon walking in your hit with stuff left right and centre that you won't know where to start. Some really interesting things to see and read, but there is alot of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 18, 2018

Littledean Jail is one of the most unique, fascinating museums I have come across for years. Set in the grounds of an old prison, this museum will shock, amaze and give plenty to think about. The museum begins with a large room, absolutely full of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Eccentric87
Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

Overhyped mishmash of random crime, celebrity and witchcraft exhibits. The museum’s objective seems to be to cram in as many exhibits as possible for potential shock value without any real context or relevance- e.g. Daleks and Lara Croft statues mixed in with a worryingly glorifying...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

If you are fascinated by the weird and unsusual this place is perfect. Exactly what it's set out to be!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Amy H
Reviewed October 14, 2018

bit pricey but so much to see some very interesting things to see, some not so much, not for everyones taste, don't make a trip especially for it but if your in the area go see, you will talk about it for months.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank chris s
Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

We came here after seeing it on Dark Tourist on Netflix. Totally NSFW and not suitable for kids in the slightest but it does tell you this when you arrive. Some bits were really interesting as well as very disturbing. However I felt this place...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank kirajs
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

After watching Dark Tourist on Netflix, this place had to be explored and it did not fail to interest at all! Do not ignore the warning signs before entering, if your are faint hearted or easily offended, this is not the place for you. From...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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August 17, 2018|
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Response from Pamela J | Reviewed this property |
Sorry no cafe or any kind of refreshments.
July 6, 2018|
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Response from lyndawood | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are definitely not allowed
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July 6, 2016|
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Response from crime_reporter | Property representative |
sorry for delay yes there are two toilets available