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Inveraray Jail Entrance Ticket

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    What to Expect
    Visit: Inveraray Jail, Church Square, Inveraray PA32 8TX Scotland

    Audio guides provided free of charge

    Torture, Death and Damnation

    Your journey starts in the Torture, Death and Damnation exhibition highlighting the many forms of punishment and deterrents used before the days of civilised courts and imprisonment was adopted. Discover how criminals were branded with hot irons or even their ears nailed to a post! Try out the thumbscrews used to twist down and inflict pain.

    County Courtroom

    Move through time and enter the spectacular courtroom. Take your seat alongside the witnesses and listen to extracts from actual trials held in this room over 150 years ago. Imagine that you were in the dock, facing time in Jail. Feel the tension as the sentence is passed. Now it is time to make your way down to the prisons…….

    Old Prison

    Walk the narrow corridors, see the cramped, overcrowded cells and be shocked at the young children in a cell next to the lunatic. Meet and talk to the warder, matron and prisoners and hear their stories.

    New Prison

    Compare the old prison with the new, built in 1848, a model prison in its day. Try out the hammocks and the wooden beds, get strapped onto the Whipping Table or take a turn on the Crank Wheel. Discover the gripping stories of many of the prisoners held here – from being transported to Australia for trivial crimes to being sentenced to serve time for stealing a turnip! Visit our modern day cell is present day prison life too easy? Uncover amazing facts in every cell.

    Airing Yards and Prison Grounds

    Explore the prison grounds, meet the highland cow used to provide the milk, get locked up in the Airing Yards used for the prisoners exercise, visit the Jail kitchen and search over 4,000 prisoner records.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Inveraray Jail, Inveraray
    Departure Time
    4/1/2019 - 3/31/2021Monday - Sunday:10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    • Free Audio Guide
    • Entry/Admission - Inveraray Jail
    • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Popular mentions
    If these days were brought back i dont think there would be that many reoffenders if there was they would need there brains tested
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    I recommend to visit. We spent here more than two hours. The audio guide contains lots of information and stories. Muzeum jsme navštívili po Inveraray Castle. Strávili jsme zde více jak dvě hodiny. Návštěva byla zajímavá a poučná. Audio-průvodce je nahraný srozumitelnou
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    We loved our visit to Inveraray Jail, it was very interesting and informative. We enjoyed walking around at our own pace. The history it holds is fascinating. Well worth a visit.
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    We recently visited whilst staying nearby and found it fun and interesting and it managed to entertain a couple of teens, which is a bonus! There is lots to see after an initial walk through the courthouse and then on to lots of prison cells, with various items from the past and
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    We visited the jail today and found it fascinating. The audio tour gives a lot of information without being too long. The courtroom set up was great and all of the cells were laid out very well. All the staff that we met were friendly and helpful. Overall it was a lovely way
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    Key Details
    • Inveraray Jail
    • Duration: 1h
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    • Languages Offered: English, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Spanish
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