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National Justice Museum

High Pavement, Nottingham NG1 1HN, England
+44 115 952 0555
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Amazing and not to be missed!

I took 20 children to visit and we were all entralled . The acvities were great.........the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Amber L
Interesting visit

Had a lovely time at the galleries of justice. Staff were very friendly and knowledgable, enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Trishwood2006
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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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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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High Pavement, Nottingham NG1 1HN, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took 20 children to visit and we were all entralled . The acvities were great.........the exhibitions and the tour guides!! An excellent visit opportunity not to be missed!

Thank Amber L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely time at the galleries of justice. Staff were very friendly and knowledgable, enjoyed the re-enactment of the court case and found out some interesting things about nottingham that i didnt know, the price was ok , but i dont think i would...More

Thank Trishwood2006
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I went on a nighttime ghost walk of the museum. Our guide, a dark haired lady, was fantastic at what she did. Instead of some other ghost tours we've been on, she didn't just give us local colour, she was very matter...More

Thank uktriptych
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent the whole day here and extremely chuffed. So much to do and learn from the exhibitions. We broughted the combined ticket for £33 total for 2 people including the city of caves and was a brilliant day trip.

Thank Jess W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a find ! Me , my children 13yrs&9yrs loved our visit we spent 3 hours here,. We arrive at 11.50am Dan we are going to Nottingham castle today ,. Do you know how to get there from the town centre please xxso just in...More

Thank Maggie M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love museums where there are actors wandering about and allowing for audience participation. You wander freely marvelling at the horror of the justice and punishment system in bygone eras and an actor or local historian performs pretty convincingly in role, gives you some interesting...More

Thank pink_n_fluffy_NOT
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A perfect family day out, thoroughly enjoyable, interesting and interactive - so definitely worth a visit!

Thank Lindaswain1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One must really experience this amazing museum. To be on the actual site of so much history is such an excellent opportunity to see and feel a journey thru time. There is a lot to see and do with something of interest for everyone. Several...More

Thank Debbie L
Reviewed 21 August 2017

With a little time to spare on our walking tour of the city, decided to go have a look and was just in time for one of the courtroom re-enactments. This was quite amusing, but very much aimed at children, which was OK. Further exploration...More

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JusticeMuseum, Public Relations Manager at National Justice Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi, Thank you for your visit and taking the time to write a review. We're glad that you enjoyed your time at the museum. We do try and balance the experience so that there is something for everyone - no matter how old they are....More

Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

This is a very fun place to visit whether you are a local or a tourist. You learn and have fun at the sane time, it is a interactive experience where the staff are happy to answer any questions and are very knowledgable.

Thank Bobsmithio
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