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Self-Guided Tour of Crumlin Road Gaol in Belfast provided by Crumlin Road Gaol

Self-Guided Tour of Crumlin Road Gaol in Belfast

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  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
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Updated 30/09/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Reduced Numbers per time-slot Face masks are worn by staff where screens are not available.
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Updated 30/09/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Visit Belfast’s Crumlin Road Gaol and learn more about this spooky destination’s backstory than you could alone. Plus, benefit from the comforting presence of another person as you wander through this supposedly-haunted destination, once home to many high-profile prisoners, before ending in the execution room.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    53-55 Crumlin Rd
    53-55 Crumlin Rd, Belfast BT13 1EZ, UK
    Gaol can be easily found with Brown Tourist Signs. Directions: Ticket office at Crumlin Road Gaol for additional instructions. Dates: Daily
    See address & details
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    Crumlin Road Gaol
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
    Our tour has been updated so you can visit the Prison, at your own pace and still get all the info via a sound and TV. Walk along the infamous tunnel linking the gaol to the Crumlin Road Courthouse, and take in the view of the gaol's centre circle, which branches out into four wings: A, B, C, and D. You can explore cells where up to four prisoners at a time would live, plus see the 'Condemned Man's' cell, where a prisoner spent his final days before being executed by hanging. View the Execution chamber and visit the Grave site where the prisoners were buried after their Hanging. New to the tour: - Licenced restaurant (Cuffs bar and Grill) - Coffee Shop - See the Westland Wessex helicopter - Gift shop
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  • You'll end at
    53-55 Crumlin Rd
    53-55 Crumlin Rd, Belfast BT13 1EZ, UK
    Gaol can be easily found with Brown Tourist Signs. Directions: Ticket office at Crumlin Road Gaol for additional instructions. Dates: Daily
    See address & details
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Highlights
  • Explore Crumlin Road Gaol, a prison known for paranormal happenings
  • Learn more about Crumlin Road Gaol
  • Wander through the reception, courthouse, and jail areas
  • Even those tight on time can squeeze in this brief but informative tour
Important Information
Departure Point
53-55 Crumlin Rd, Belfast BT13 1EZ, UK
Duration
60–120 minutes
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Self-Guided Tour of Crumlin Road Gaol in Belfast
  • Entry/Admission - Crumlin Road Gaol
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Strictly nonrefundable and nontransferable
  • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travellers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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Graham Jones wrote a review Oct 2020
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom29 contributions13 helpful votes
Great tour. Very emotive especially when you here that children were inmates for simple things such as stealing an apple. The hangman's gallows was I felt quite disturbing but it was part of the Goals history. All in all well worth the entrance fee. PS The photo is of manikins
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Joanna R wrote a review Oct 2020
5 contributions1 helpful vote
Due to COVID restrictions you now have to walk around the gaol yourself in staggered intervals, read the signs outside the rooms and watch the videos at set points. Unfortunately this means that you cannot ask any questions or really get a feel for life inside the prison. I
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Date of experience: October 2020
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thecure_8 wrote a review Oct 2020
Holywood, United Kingdom21 contributions10 helpful votes
Visited the jail for the first time on Sat 3rd Oct.Thought there would have been more to see.Could off had people dressed up in costumes and tell stories of what prison was really like.Fair enough had the TV screens and all of that.But in the end it was worth finally getting to
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Sinead M wrote a review Sep 2020
6 contributions
Early morning visit & it was terrific, we drove & used the car park very convenient. Clear & to the point narrator would definitely recommend it if you are in Belfast
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Date of experience: September 2020
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DublinFiDublin wrote a review Sep 2020
Dublin, Ireland16 contributions2 helpful votes
We did this tour as we have some additional time so I hadn't expected anything in particular. It was however a great tour. It was a very quiet day so we got to take our time walking around. It is very short but I really enjoyed it. I would definitely recommend it for anyone with
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Date of experience: August 2020
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wgfc
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Interesting tour of the gaol
I never thought that i would willingly go to jail ! The Crumlin Road gaol is full of history and played its part i
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TheTravelBurd
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Creepy Afternoon Out
Very eerie and creepy, lots of interesting facts and exhibits. Good way to spend an hour or so. Very quiet I thin
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hunbun7789
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worth a visit
worth a visit as very interesting gaol only shut down in 1996. however could do with a bit more interactive items a
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Kbougie
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Crumlin Road Gaol
Very interesting and informative to see and learn about the jail and how the prisoners lived and were treated. Woul
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traceyg855
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Highly engrossing
Prebook your tickets choosing the time you want. The tour is virtual with arrows showing the directions. Lots of v
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Feelovesthesun
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Engaging tour
Hadn’t planned to visit here but so glad we came. The tour is now virtual but very interesting. Fascinating to be i
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Royal-Archie
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Been to better
Party of two couples. This attraction was highly recommended by others who had been to Belfast before. However, we
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John-0205-17
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Well worth a visit
This is one of those attractions, a bit like The Troubles Tour, that you really should do when you're in Belfast. I
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Stu M
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Underwhelming
The virtual tour needs massive enhancements - especially the badly synced audio. Visually, as you’d expect, the gao
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492kenr
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Worth the visit
Fitted this in before leaving for home. Easy to book on line. Self guided tour with excellent pictures and informat
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NorthernIrelandBiker
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Great History
Visited Crumlin Road Gaol and was able to walk around in our own time. Fascinating history. Well worth the visit.
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louisecee321
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Missing out
I went to the Crumlin Road with a friend over from the US. I knew with covid things were going to be a little diffe
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Mimelia
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Very nice visit
Very interesting place to visit, I've really enjoyed my time there and the guide was really nice ! I definitely re
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edwina a
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Great place to visit in Belfast
Great opportunity to visit this gaol. Man on the gate was lovely. Ate at the Cuffs Bar there (toasted sandwiches)
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jessicahp2019
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Self guided tour
Such an interesting experience, well worth the price it was super informative and all the staff were really nice to
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