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Address: | Nr. Cinderford, Littledean GL14 3NL, England
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+44 1594 826659
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

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Odd, but very interesting

I really liked this 'quirky museum'. It had a huge collection of very interesting items. Before you go in, there are about 20 signs saying do not enter if you are easily... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
charliechunk
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If I could rate this zero I would. We stopped in as a spontaneous adventure on the way to somewhere else, and in no way are we faint hearted or prude, but this ruined our day. We left feeling uncomfortable and shocked at what we had seen, very little was relevant to the jail itself! This place is not joking... More 

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UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I really liked this 'quirky museum'. It had a huge collection of very interesting items. Before you go in, there are about 20 signs saying do not enter if you are easily offended. So if you are and you do go in, then it's your own fault really IMO. The only bit I didn't enjoy was the ISIS be-heading pictures.... More 

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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place has everything. I've been wanting to visit for years and was not disappointed. We spent a good few hours looking at the billions of things on display. The creative way this place has been arranged blew my mind. Not at all suitable for children as advertised, which in my own oppionion gives it even more reason to go.... More 

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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You will either love it or hate it. Look at the website before going rather than whinge after how offensive the memorabilia is. It does state not suitable for children, so pointless moaning that its not suitable if your research isnt done. Also states not for the squeamish, easily offended etc. My husband could of spent all weekend here. Half... More 

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Thank twells32
Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are not at all squeamish or or over sensitive and some of the exhibits are very interesting, but overall we were left wondering what sort of person would put together an exhibition like this. What kind of mind would want to collect it and present it for others? Not at all suitable for children - or many adults

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1 Thank MalW65
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Whilst not for the faint hearted this attraction was amazing we spent a couple of hours here but could have spent a lot longer .... full of amazing memorabilia we will return.

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Thank Denaallen
Newport, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not everyone's sort of thing but you are aware of this before hand the mods and scooter quadrophenia desplay is awesome, but there's history in this horrible world that needs to be documented​. And I'm glad that it's done in a way that you can observe it all. Just like Ripley's but a bit stronger. But history whether good or... More 

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Yeovil, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Asked about wheelchair access, told yes. No sign to say where the parking was, concrete ramp to a stag statue but not to the entrance? There are plenty of signs saying about the strange and disturbing items displayed, but some of the display has no rhyme or reason.I got free admission but my carer paid. I could only manage 30-40%... More 

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Thank Tazzimoko
Andover, Hampshire, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

We stumbled across this jail on our way to somewhere else, as I'm interested in crime etc I thought it would be worth a look. I was disappointed, no real history of the jail itself, just full of memorabilia with no attachment to the jail, just crimes that have happened elsewhere, some very graphic, they have a quadrophenia exhibition as... More 

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Thank Simon M
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

I Was disappointed with visiting this jail. Was hoping it would be all about the jail, what happened in the jail, who stayed at the jail etc. There was probably about 3 facts about the jail in the whole place. You walk in and it is cluttered with random memorabilia from a 2 bodied kitten in a jar to a... More 

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