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Guided Tour of Crumlin Road Gaol in Belfast

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    On your guided tour of Crumlin Road Gaol, visit the reception processing building, where incoming prisoners were processed and washed.

    Walk along the infamous tunnel linking the gaol to the Crumlin Road Courthouse, and take in the view of the gaol's center circle, which branches out into four wings: A, B, C, and D. You can explore cells where up to four prisoners at a time would live, plus see the 'Condemned Man's' cell, where a prisoner spent his final days before being executed by hanging.

    Your tour ends in the execution chamber and drop cell.
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    All reviews guide danny well worth a visit execution room underground tunnel fascinating history an eye opener minute tour superb tour enjoyable tour well worth the money knew his stuff his job hop on hop off bus sense of humour great insight both sides mary
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    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    Just have to say what a great visit our guide Francis was passionate about the history of the jail and was well informed about the jail

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank neil p
    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    This is my 2nd tour of Crumlin Road Jail and by far the best tour of any that I’ve been on in Belfast. I wasn’t too keen on coming back to do another tour of the jail this time but tagged along anyway just because...More

    Thank stefani_183
    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    Danny was a fantastic tour guide, very knowledgeable and helpful. I went with my husband and my Dad and we all loved it. Would highly recommend the tour!

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Michele E
    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    This tour was very interesting and informative, our tour guide, Danny, gave a really great tour, and put his own spin on things to make it captivating!

    Thank 500becksf
    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    What an awe inspiring tour of the gaol. The tour was made by the knowledge and friendliness of the guide Claire. She answered every question with directness and charm. The gaol itself was a piece of modern history brought to life. I willl not describe...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank GrahamM482
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    daisyraisin2018
    3 August 2019|
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    Response from michaelwU6446OB | Reviewed this property |
    Yes you can. It is better to book online and then you can choose a time slot. You can book at the attraction but it is very popular so they may not have certain times available.
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    Tony S
    6 July 2019|
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    Response from dclare142 | Reviewed this property |
    Specific times - can’t recall specifics off the top but check website or call ahead. It’s a good tour.
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    brendandolan1979
    27 June 2019|
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    Response from MrsFeckner | Reviewed this property |
    During my tour there was a group of younger children in the following tour. All were under 12 yo and it seemed that their tour guide was doing her best to get through with the tour asap. Difficult to handle such a large... More
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