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Crumlin Road Gaol

Closes in 21 min: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
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The Crumlin Road Gaol dates back to 1845 and closed it's doors as a working prison in 1996. After extensive renovations the gaol has re opened as a visitor attraction and conference centre. Today you can take a guided tour of the prison and hear...more
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Crumlin Road, Belfast BT14 6ST, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9074 1500
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Reviewed yesterday

Attended the tour of the geol on Friday and decided to have lunch in the Cuffs what a fabuluous meal the steak sandwich with all the dressings was mouthwatering The service from Edlaine and her staff was 5star treatment and customer service We decided that...More

Thank Gary D
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wow this really is worth a visit, so interesting great tour guide too! A little morbid especially in the executioners room but a must visit

Thank Jillybob49
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If you havnt been it's a must very fascinating and the tour guide was brilliant, gave us lots of information and we were aloud to take lots of pictures

Thank Escape53346100687
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Interesting and sobering piece of history in Belfast. Our tour guide (Iโ€™m sorry I cannot remember his name) kept our attention throughout the entire visit. A definite must do while visiting Belfast!

Thank rrodeo
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had a great time visiting Crumlin Road Gaol, guide was great and very knowledgeable. Lot of history and some good surprises when looking around. Well worth a visit

Thank markyc70
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our tour of the prison, lovely couple of hours out and our guide Harry was very informative

Thank Hixxy27a
Reviewed 5 days ago

Well worth a visit when in Belfast, there is plenty of different tours to chose from Victorian, Ghost walks and paranormal tours. The guided tours are very interesting and our guide was very informative and answered any questions people had. We were given plenty of...More

Thank Anna2010P
Reviewed 5 days ago

Loved this tour,well worth the money,extremely interesting, anyone that enjoys history it is a must ,nice little gift shop and had a nice latte at the cafe.

Thank Jill B
Reviewed 5 days ago

The gaol only closed in 1996 and has a very long and interesting history, especially during 'The Troubles'. The tour is over an hour and well worth doing. Best to go outside of high-season as you're more likely to get a smaller group and have...More

Thank TravelWithGaby
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Group of ten of us went to the Jailhouse of Horror night just before Halloween. Very enjoyable. Staff worked hard, lots of thought put into different scenarios to scare customers, and well organised. Only four stars as it was just a little short, but otherwise...More

Thank jamescrx
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Stephen C
13 October 2018|
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Response from adriennep900 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the stories the guides tell throughout are good as well and the tour isnt too long for them
Charlotte R
23 August 2018|
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Response from Nancy C | Reviewed this property |
Iโ€™m really not sure. I guess it would depend on the dog. You may be better contacting the crumlin road gaol direct.y.
Lorraine W
3 July 2018|
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Response from mferguson11 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, for the size of the prison the tour inside is quite small as most of the wings are still being renovated, actually itโ€™s perfect for her.. outside is level with good surfaces and wide so no bumping or getting jostled ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘