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Corks Most Captivating Experience:A step back in time to see what 19th/early 20th century life was like-inside and outside prison walls. Historical experience brought to life with amazingly lifelike figures, furnished cells, sound effects...more
All reviews audio tour wax figures old jail prison life own pace self guided worth a visit interesting place to visit cork city interesting history great attraction beautiful building couple of hours rainy day entrance fee prisoners radio
We had an afternoon free in Cork and picked this up on tripadvisor. It was a couple of hours well spent and very informative. My advice is - take the optional extra audio tour round with you as it gives more information than the leaflet.
Loved my visit here very knowledgeable staff and gives u the feel of how it was for the inmates of past - I even had a ghost encounter in one of the cells and when I went back and told the man he informed me...More
As a non history fan, I found the stories and the displays interesting amd easy to folllow.
There was a Halloween event which slightly disturbed us but it was definitely worth a visit.
The views were also excellent and the building itself was very impressive.