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Review of Cork City Gaol

Cork City Gaol
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US$17.58*
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Jameson Experience in County Cork
Ranked #8 of 148 things to do in Cork
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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 & fascinating exhibitions.
Saint Augustine Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Cork city goal”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This old jail is definitely worth a visit. We went on the hop in hop off bus and it was our favorite stop. Well done informative posters as well as an audiotape tour are available.

Visited March 2017
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Alta Loma, California
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“Interesting and educational ”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We really enjoy this. It was cold in there so bring warm jackets. The guide was great and very passionate about her job. She gave us a lot of interesting information. We learned a lot and I would recommend this to family and friends. Buy tickets ahead online.

Visited March 2017
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Dublin, Ireland
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“Well worth a visit”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Cannot recommend this highly enough. A real step back in time to see how life in jail was in the 1800's/1900's. A well presented tour so easy to follow OR if you wish you can hire an audio for the very reasonable price of 2 euro. Though it is only a 25 minute walk from the city centre be aware that a lot of it is uphill.

Visited January 2017
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“Open day in cork”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hi to you all we had a great day out full of history and learning for the kids its part of Cork I would to also say to you call next door to the arm barrack


Visited March 2017
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Liverpool
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“Prisoner Cell Block Cork”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped off to have a look at this Gaol and found it very interesting.
You can either have a leaflet or head set to guide you around the 19th Century wing, there were over wings and although I would have liked to looked at these as well they are not open due to Health and Safety reasons but you can get a feel for what the prisoners felt by going into the cells and they have sounds of warders walking up and down the the walkways and locks being opened as it was a quiet time when we visited this gave an eerie feel to the place.

Visited March 2017
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