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Tarbert Bridewell Courthouse and Jail

Tarbert, Ireland
+353 68 36500
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Visited this village whilst driving the Ring of Kerry. Although the village isn't as much of a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
via mobile
Excellent tour!

We toured this jail with a guide who obviously is very passionate about history and the history of... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2016
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Tarbert, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this village whilst driving the Ring of Kerry. Although the village isn't as much of a tourist honeypot as some others this wee prison a a gem. The welcome from the tour guide and locals in the cafe was warm, friendly and lovely. The...More

Thank Gstonebanks
Reviewed 18 July 2016

We toured this jail with a guide who obviously is very passionate about history and the history of this jail in particular. She was entertaining and the tour included interesting stories about real people who had spent time in the jail. Highly recommended.

Thank Bicycletraveller1955
Reviewed 13 July 2016

This is a true gem of a building, carefully restored by the local community and run by extremely interested people. The tour is informative and well laid out and we were able to see all the parts of the building as they were in the...More

Thank ennisbannerman
Reviewed 8 May 2016

Wow what a great place to visit. Fantastic history tour of this museum and area. Lovely friendly coffee shop with smashing souvenirs. The Staff were so friendly helpful and made us feel so welcome. They couldn't do enough to help with suggestions of where to...More

Thank nuttyanitanuts
Reviewed 30 March 2016

I highly recommend this place. We had to wait for the ferry to Killimer for an hour and stopped by at the little museum. First we thought it was just good for killing some time but at the very end we missed the next ferry...More

Thank PaPi7107
Reviewed 15 March 2016

The Bridewell Museum is worth a visit, one of the last left open of the 8 Bridewells. You can have a guided tour, or go round on your own.It has a great insight of what it was really like to go to jail in those...More

Thank Teresa P
Reviewed 11 September 2015

A wonderfully restored courthouse and jail nestled in the small village of Tarbert. Well worth a visit if you're passing through.

2  Thank Denis C
Reviewed 27 August 2015 via mobile

Stopped by here on purpose to see it but we didn't have any cash - they wouldn't take any debit or credit cards... The lady at the desk didn't apologise about this or offer any suggestions. Couldn't find a bank machine in the town so...More

Thank aKerryman
Reviewed 1 August 2015

if you are not racing for your ferry, this is a great historical diversion, which you can spend 30 mins at.

Thank Tiemme B
Reviewed 12 July 2015

This is a highly recommended tour. You can enjoy photo opportunities on your own once you have all the information from the lovely guide. We had a great time pretending to be arrested and put before the judge. The statues are spooky lol Its very...More

Thank tab_toby
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