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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 hop on hop off bus cork city interesting history great attraction beautiful building couple of hours rainy day entrance fee prisoners
We had probably seen too many Castles and Manor homes by the time we got to Cork so visiting a Goal (Jail) seemed to be something different to do.
It was well worth the effort. You get to see the goal buildings and the old...More
Me and Becky walked here and would recommend the hop on hop off bus as was a mile and a half uphill.
The building was sublime and the inside told a story however was no guided tours which let it down. Not as good as...More
This jail is extremely old and shows the true representation of what life use to be for anyone that went to jail. The building is ancient yet kept in very good condition to show what it was like back in the day. The grounds surrounding...More
Two flowerbeds grace the roadway in front of Cork Jail. You won't notice them entering. You can't miss them leaving. A riot of colour and beauty, in stark contrast to the darkness and gloom inside the cells. Despite my reluctance to describe prisons as wonderful...More
We visited Cork gaol in April the entrance fee was reasonable and the visit very informative along the way. The fact sheets give you a fascinating insight to the conditions within the gaol and there are a number of different exhibitions throughout the gaol. Well...More