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Wicklow's Historic Gaol

Kilmantin Hill | Wicklow Town, Ireland
+353 404 61599
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Wicklow Gaol an interactive journey through two centuries of prison life This is both educational and fun and it’s indoors, so doesn’t suffer from climatic influences!
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good29%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Kilmantin Hill | Wicklow Town, Ireland
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"self guided tour"
in 18 reviews
"wicklow town"
in 17 reviews
"interactive displays"
in 9 reviews
"waiting room"
in 7 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 21 reviews
"interesting visit"
in 8 reviews
"information boards"
in 7 reviews
"great insight"
in 5 reviews
"coffee shop"
in 15 reviews
"own pace"
in 9 reviews
"great attraction"
in 5 reviews
"children and adults"
in 5 reviews
"great place to visit"
in 10 reviews
"interesting place"
in 8 reviews
"rainy day"
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"set the scene"
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"night tour"
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Thank Kevin1812
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In the first place hats off to the people who had the vision to restore this important piece of our history from 200 years ago. Wicklow Gaol gives a vivid insight into just how tough things were in the 17 & 18 hundreds. Some of...More

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1  Thank ILOVEHOTELS92
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very well organised visit, this museum does not cover a large area but packs in lots of information and history, it is based more around the individual stories of the inmates, fascinating and disturbing at times, there are several flights of steep stairs and this...More

1  Thank Sarah W
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Wicklow Gaol in January and really enjoyed our visit Very interesting place to see and the history behind it is so well presented Would really recommend a visit here The on-site restaurant’s food is top class

1  Thank sean T
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

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1  Thank aotearoaeire
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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

It looks average from the outside, but is a historic gem when inside. All original features are kept and the history is amazing. The cafe afterwards was also brilliant, we had the most delicious seafood. A lucky find.

Thank dcolenso
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Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Thank Erin E
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Reviewed 24 November 2017

We often get breakfast or lunch in the restaurant here but never visited the jail. Very year santa spends a few weeks here meeting children and finding out if they are naughty or nice, it's well layer out and fantastic staff. Later this year we...More

Thank Paul Patrick S
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tonykelly74
30 August 2017|
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Response from Wicklow G | Property representative |
Hi Tony Many thanks for your enquiry. No there are no lifts Due to the nature of the building, I’m sorry to say that wheelchair access is limited, as the Gaol has uneven flagstones and well-worn stone staircases and on... More
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tonykelly74
28 August 2017|
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Response from Wicklow G | Property representative |
Many thanks for your enquiry. Due to the nature of the building, I’m sorry to say that wheelchair access is limited, as the Gaol has uneven flagstones and well-worn stone staircases and on 3 different levels. There is... More
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monica49
30 June 2017|
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Response from Wicklow G | Property representative |
Hi Geraldine, Yes they cater for children also, chicken goujons, sausage and chips, mini stews etc for kids. Just ask they will be happy to accommodate your needs to the best the can.
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