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Beaumaris Gaol

Steeple Lane, Beaumaris LL58 8EP, Wales
+44 1248 810921
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Really interesting place

This is a really interesting place. You can get to most of the gaol which is amazing. Would... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Michael F
via mobile
Dickensian stories

The reality of being incarcerated here and associated stories are well presented and akin to the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Macclesfield, England, United Kingdom
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Steeple Lane, Beaumaris LL58 8EP, Wales
+44 1248 810921
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a really interesting place. You can get to most of the gaol which is amazing. Would recommend to anyone

Thank Michael F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The reality of being incarcerated here and associated stories are well presented and akin to the work of Charles Dickens and then more! Whether you were prisoner or jailer the building is a pretty grim environment for all. After it was no longer a 'goal'...More

Thank Jadders58
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was better than I though it would be - seeing all the different rooms and the information given about them

Thank TJMoore1946
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been a few times over the years but popped back for another look and it's a very moving experience because it's pretty much as it was. Plenty of clear information at points of interest to explain what went on here and the treatment...More

Thank Ray131262
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited on a rainy day. Helpful staff and this can be combined with a Beaumaris Courthouse visit on the same ticket. A 19th century prison opened in 1829 but closed in 1875. (I last visited it aged 6 when it was a children's clinic!!)...More

Thank Nigel P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing place steeped in history .. very moving .. the information is brilliant.. pictures..photos.. artefacts.. The cells are gruesome and the punishment rooms are very sad. It's a place to be held in your memory. You are very glad to walk out a...More

Thank Jayni B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent mesuem, we'll worth the visit,steeped in history, good value, great atmosphere looking back on victorian history.

Thank Classics5260
Reviewed 17 June 2017

A fascinating step back in time to get a glimpse of what a Victorian gaol looked like on the inside, and how it functioned. Easy to find amongst the quite back streets of Beaumaris. Worth a visit.

Thank Wales1769
Reviewed 11 June 2017

What an amazing place... it feels like the residents have just left and everything is as it was. The Treadmill was one of the most horrifying things I have ever seen... unbelievable that we treated people like that! Great place to visit on a hot...More

Thank wpecker973
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Good family museum which is excellent value for money. Visited with parents, 13 year old, 9 year old, 5 year old and a 2 year-old. They all enjoyed this attraction with a couple of hours spent there.

Thank Clare T
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steven f
22 June 2017|
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Response from Carolyn A | Reviewed this property |
I haven't seen any dogs inside the Gaol, but I cannot see any reason why they wouldn't be allowed in.
jennifer l
22 April 2017|
Response from andycreeduk | Reviewed this property |
The gaol opened from 8th April 2017 from 10.30 - 17.00 Saturday to Thursday. Always good to use the link on Trip Advisor to the actual website for this sort of information. We visited in the Easter holiday - shame you missed... More
Fred G
9 February 2017|
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Response from judgejudij | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for late response, only just seen this question Might be worth Googling 1 JLJ