This is an excellent attraction. The jail has been beautifully restored but nothing can hide its grim history. Some very unsettling moments, especially the corporal punishment room and execution chamber. Highly recommended.
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This tour allows you almost feel the history of Belfast through the ‘Troubles’ as you learned about who walked in through the doors. A fascinating tour. The staff and tours guides we very informative and very friendly and helpful.
I have to say as an Australian living in Northern Ireland I revisit plenty of tourist attractions whenever I get an overseas visitor. I recently had my third trip to Crumlin Road Gaol and would thouroughly recommend it. Very interesting and informative. Easy on site...More
Didn't expect to find this tour as interesting as it was, my husband and I both found it fascinating. Our tour guide was brilliant ( can't remember his name but he had a small grey beard) he told us lots of facts and stories and...More
Interesting and informative guided tour around parts of the old gaol, including the tunnel that goes under the main road to the old courts building directly opposite. Although the building is now a tourist attraction and you can hire parts of it to host your...More
Having always had an interest in prisons I knew I’d enjoy the tour, however it exceeded my expectations! The tour is guided from start to finish and whilst guided tours aren’t everyone’s cup of tea, this is one of the best I’ve experienced. The tour...More
We visited the Crumlin Road Gaol whilst visiting Belfast and we totally didn't regret it. Our tour guide (Rory) was brilliant, and full of information throughout the guided tour. The only way to see the gaol is by guided tour, but its very reasonably priced...More