A fascinating insight into prison life
Opening Times:
Monday to Thursday
- 9:30 to 4:30pm
- 9:30 to 4:00pm
Museum will be closed to the public from
- 1st January 2021 and is planned to reopen when lockdown is lifted


New COVID Secure Guidlines for Visitors
New COVID Secure Guidlines for Visitors
• Payments are by card only.
. To enable us to adhere to social distancing measures, no more than 35 visitors will be allowed in the Museum at any one time.
. It is advisable to ring the Museum before your visit to check that we are open and that we can accommodate you.
• There are no customer toilet facilities.
• In line with Government rulings, all visitors should wear a face covering when inside the Museum.
• Hand sanitisers can be found at the entrance and exit.
• Groups are limited to six unless they are from the same household or support bubble.
• Adhere to the 2 metre markings whilst queuing at the entrance.
• We are participating in the Government’s track and trace system (book to be completed at the door). Information will be destroyed after 21 days. Alternatively use the NHS Track and Trace QR Code on the door.
• There is a one way system in operation, look for the yellow and black signs.
• Stop signs on the floor at pinch points, proceed if it is safe to do so.
• Maintain 2 metre social distancing.
• Avoid contact with the displays.
• Purchase souvenirs on entry if required (saves need to re-enter after the visit).

And finally……..
• Do not enter if you are have any symptoms of COVID 19.