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“Interesting and Unusual”

Littledean Jail Museum
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Reviewed October 14, 2012

This is in an excellent location for this type of collection,. A definate must for Qudrophenia fans. We spent 3 hours there and still would say that we did not see everything. It is a unique experience and there are enough warning signs telling you that if you are easily offended do not enter. This is not hype, if you think you won't like it then don't go because you probably wont. We really liked it!! Thanks Andy for a interesting and unique vist.

53  Thank NicolaC0791
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Reviewed October 6, 2012

Don't be fooled by the seemingly 'normal' facade - inside it's an awful place that seems to glorify violence and sexual depravity under the guise of being a 'tourist attraction!??! Definitely not for children. Should be marked 18+. Dark, disturbing, and the owner became very aggressive when I asked how he could justify young eyes being subjected to such imagery!!!! A blot on the landscape in more ways than one! Save your money and go down the road to the Dean Heritage Centre instead!

6  Thank WelshWookieWoman
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Reviewed October 3, 2012

A museum of crime through time, a unique location in a beautiful part of gloucester with lots of interesting exhibits of numerous characters that have infamously made their mark on british history. whether your interested in the northern soul scene or researching the holocaust Littledean jail has it all - one of Gloucester's best kept secrets.

53  Thank johnnythefox132
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Reviewed September 23, 2012

This is the worst waste of time and money I have ever been too! Im not faint-hearted and was looking forward to learning abit about the history of the jail itself, I can safely say I found out nothing about it!
The owner has to have a missing link in his life to put all that together, it gave me the creeps! I couldn't wait to get out!
If your interested in seeing Lady Gaga's boot, some celebrity boobs, then this is the place for you.
It could be such a good attraction they just need to get rid of the owner. He was on the t.v programme 'four rooms', the object he brought in the four buyers were extremely offended by one of them even offered him money to burn it, it disturbed them that much. Definately don't take your kids they will be scarred for life! Do something else when in the area, just don't visit this place unless you like weird things!

8  Thank Love129
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Reviewed September 23, 2012

This is a day out not for the faint hearted, but if you have ever been curious about notorious criminals, celebrity bad news, Quadrophenia, autographs, and general memorabilia, you'll need to set aside a full day visit. When you first arrive you wonder what you've come to see, with a room full of all sorts of weird and wonderful bits and pieces (giant tortoises, policemen's hats, to name just a few things). But you soon realise there's a lot more to this museum, which is in an old jail. The cells are crammed full of pictures and memorabilia, clothes and implements from well known names. And everywhere you look there are autographs - name any celebrity ever and you'll find them there, I'm sure - and these are usually accompanied by the worst headlines that particular person has ever had. There's even fragments of glass from the car which crashed and killed James Dean, and letters from Princess Diana. A real mish-mash of things to see, but fascinating and absorbing. However, there is a dark side to some of the exhibits, which could be seen as offensive, depending on your disposition. You have been warned!

44  Thank TeessideAngel65
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