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National Justice Museum

High Pavement, Nottingham NG1 1HN, England
+44 115 952 0555
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Not as good as two years ago

I went two years ago really enjoyed it the judge in the court and the jailer thee matron was great... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Neal J
via mobile
Great place to visit

Please visit this attraction as there are fantastic things to do and learn about what happened in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jamie J
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Based in Nottingham’s historic Lace Market, the National Justice Museum is housed in Nottinghamshire’s Grade 2 listed old Shire Hall and County Gaol. The Museum uses original Courtrooms, dungeons and prison cells, along with a number of more contemporary galleries to exhibit collections relating to justice, the law, crime and punishment in a fun and interactive way. When visiting the museum you may also meet a variety of colourful historical characters with different stories of justice to tell.
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  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:30 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
High Pavement, Nottingham NG1 1HN, England
+44 115 952 0555
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I went two years ago really enjoyed it the judge in the court and the jailer thee matron was great made me walk around the court yard for 10 minutes. Went back this year well did not enjoy it lack of staff means people have...More

Thank Neal J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Please visit this attraction as there are fantastic things to do and learn about what happened in the olden times.

Thank Jamie J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting museum covering a number of justice topics. The Court room drama is an excellent interactive yet simple demonstration of how a real case was tried in that very Court room. The old prison is interesting and not just the physical rooms but also...More

Thank djdapperdan
Reviewed 1 week ago

A brilliant and interactive museum learning about a How it was a courtroom, jail and prison reform. There are live talks with the court talk being most interactive. A must do in Nottingham. The city of caves is the sister museum and you can somehow...More

Thank JJMac1
Reviewed 1 week ago

last year visit excellent good atmosphere very interesting friendly nice people, so glad we did not have to pay, our ticket as it lasted a year, they had some money from the lottery and had revamped, The courtroom did not appear to have been touched...More

Thank dragonjmw
JusticeMuseum, Public Relations Manager at National Justice Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, I'm sorry to learn that you didn't enjoy your recent visit to the National Justice Museum. We take all feedback onboard so that we can ensure we can continue to improve the visitor experience so we really appreciate the time you have taken to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great actors on a great tale of history. Highly recommend if you visit nottingham. If you purchase a ticket you can also go visit the Nottingham caves! Always an eerie atmosphere and famous for its ghostly tales.

Thank Haydn B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A worthwhile, interesting experience. The courtroom mock-up was very good, with great input from actors. Lots of interesting reading, exhibits, (inc the gallows from Wandsworth) and the original 'pits' into which fellons were thrown to die. Very close to the centre of Nottm and the...More

Thank Andy D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With a few hours to kill the National Justice Museum seemed like a good spot to visit during our stay in Nottingham City Centre. We were taken through the story from all points of view those who work in the justice system and those who...More

Thank noelholohan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place, very interestng, lots to see and the people dressed up (What you call them?) were great and quite funny. The re-enactment of a court case in the court room was very entertaining. They got members of the audience to volunteer to take part...More

Thank KitKatKor
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Venue lovely, fantastic Grade II* building, some great facts but very slow paced. Very quiet, very sort of 'a stuffy environment'. Customer experience is key. This customer experience is not I am afraid, worth the money we paid. Our children weren't overly impressed- nor were...More

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