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Wicklow's Historic Gaol

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Kilmantin Hill | Wicklow Town, Ireland
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Wicklow Gaol an interactive journey through two centuries of prison life This is both educational and fun and it’s indoors, so doesn’t suffer from climatic influences!
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Kilmantin Hill | Wicklow Town, Ireland
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"self guided tour"
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"wicklow town"
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"worth a visit"
in 15 reviews
"interactive displays"
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"great place to visit"
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"well thought out"
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"coffee shop"
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"great cafe"
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"great history"
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"interesting place"
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"on site"
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"two hours"
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"goal"
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"dungeon"
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"ship"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Kids jailed for stealing bread, a 90 year old woman jailed for not paying her tithes, a priest jailed for being a priest. Fascinating tour. The kids really enjoyed. Spooky but not too scary. The jail was used to hold political prisoners as well as...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Just up dating my favourite Cafe in Wicklow Town. I had to be in Wicklow town this morning, for a short meeting 10/4/18, and met my son who asked where I would like to go for breakfast. What a treat Wicklow's Historic Gaol Cafe of...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We chose the self guided tour which came with hand held wands to give you a commentary at each stage of the tour along with movement activated narratives in various cells. As you progress through the building so you pass through the various significant stages...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The displays and exhibits are very good. All in all it’s very informative. The replica of a soap ship in the upper floors is fab too. There is a cafe beside the gaol itself.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

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Reviewed 9 March 2018

Went here with my mate and we had a good laugh but at the same time recreated the seriousness of what went down in this horrifc jail. It's terrible to think about but gives you a great appreciation for life.

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Missmac29
24 February 2018|
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Response from Wicklow G | Property representative |
Hi, Visitors can avail of 3 hours free parking onsite. Passes are available from the Ticket office.
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tonykelly74
29 August 2017|
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Response from Wicklow G | Property representative |
Hi Tony Many thanks for your enquiry. No there are no lifts Due to the nature of the building, I’m sorry to say that wheelchair access is limited, as the Gaol has uneven flagstones and well-worn stone staircases and on... More
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tonykelly74
27 August 2017|
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Response from Wicklow G | Property representative |
Many thanks for your enquiry. Due to the nature of the building, I’m sorry to say that wheelchair access is limited, as the Gaol has uneven flagstones and well-worn stone staircases and on 3 different levels. There is... More
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