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The Old Guildhall Prison Cells

Guildhall Bore Street, Lichfield WS13 6LX, England
+44 1543 250011
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Free !!!

We called in to the guildhall and a helpful man pointed out the free access to the old prison... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2017
Telford, United Kingdom
via mobile
1st time visit

Been to Lichfield a few times but never seen the Prison Cells before and it was free entry. Very... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2017
Long Eaton, United Kingdom
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Guildhall Bore Street, Lichfield WS13 6LX, England
+44 1543 250011
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Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

We called in to the guildhall and a helpful man pointed out the free access to the old prison cells. The exhibition is good with useful info on what they were like when they were in use.

Thank DodgetheViper
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Been to Lichfield a few times but never seen the Prison Cells before and it was free entry. Very friendly man at the door gives one a leaflet and you are free to go. there is only a few cells but lots of infoon the...More

Thank adyval
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Visited with Lichfield District Tourism Association. Very interesting and accessible and everything has highly informative signage. A very interesting place and a sound history lesson about Lichfield. The Guildhall itself is a beautiful and well maintained building with a rich history and a doorway through...More

Thank Jane P
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Called in as we were walking past, my other half doesn't have anything like this in her home country so was very interested in the cells, worth a visit if you are in the area

Thank Glenn W
Reviewed 28 November 2016

It was a worth visit. The history is well-explained by the staff and they offer prompts to be used. Really interesting place.

Thank arual1821
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Having done some research of the area, this was another of the free museums in the town I wanted to visit, it was closed - so somewhat disappointed! Set in a pleasant building in the centre of town, do check opening times if you wish...More

Thank Howlo
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Not masses to see but interesting to see what were the cells and read about what happened in the old times. Good for kids to see

Thank mandipullen
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Although small, crammed with historic information. Guide available on duty who is extremely well informed on Lichfield's history.

Thank Katebak
Reviewed 1 September 2016

We dropped in to the Guildhall whilst visiting the Lichfield Food Festival and were invited in to the cells, which until that day we didn't even realise existed here. Although it is small, it is very interesting to see the conditions and the reasons for...More

Thank Chrissy_and_Kev
Reviewed 30 August 2016

We noticed a sign offering a free visit to the cells while we were attending the food festival. There is not that much to see and a visit will only take you 20 minutes or so but what there is is very informative and interesting....More

Thank Ben J
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lesley o
22 January 2017|
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Response from mandipullen | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure that it is. Old building so I'd err on no