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National Justice Museum

High Pavement, Nottingham NG1 1HN, England
+44 115 952 0555
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Had an interesting tour of the National Justice Museum. It's a bit disjointed in its layout so I'm... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Nottingham, United Kingdom
interesting view into our past

We visited the museum while seeing family in august, walking around each of the rooms at your... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Based in Nottingham’s historic Lace Market, the National Justice Museum is housed in Nottinghamshire’s Grade 2 listed old Shire Hall and County Gaol. The Museum uses original Courtrooms, dungeons and prison cells, along with a number of more contemporary galleries to exhibit collections relating to justice, the law, crime and punishment in a fun and interactive way. When visiting the museum you may also meet a variety of colourful historical characters with different stories of justice to tell.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
High Pavement, Nottingham NG1 1HN, England
+44 115 952 0555
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Had an interesting tour of the National Justice Museum. It's a bit disjointed in its layout so I'm sure I missed some parts of it. The trial reenactment is interesting. Make sure you get the joint ticket so that you can go to the City...More

1  Thank RedShoesNottingham
Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited the museum while seeing family in august, walking around each of the rooms at your leisure but knowing when the performers would be available was very handy! Seeing the dungeons and how people have been punished through the years was very interesting! The...More

1  Thank shaunpaulh
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was a great place to visit it was very interesting and my son found it very educational. We spent a good few hours here and it was a good day and would visit again.

Thank Shirley F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having been born in Nottm I didn't think I would enjoy it but how wrong was I ,great place to show children the courts and were the prisoners were sent down too ,and in the yard the you can see the gallows

Thank Olive W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is undoubtedly the best museum of its kind in England, and offers many interesting exhibitions and sights informing visitors about legal and prison history. Unusually, it extends quite a long way underground, where visitors can see the rather sinister cells. The dark cell is...More

Thank adrian141a
JusticeMuseum, Public Relations Manager at National Justice Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Adrian, Thank you very much for the kind words! Happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit - and we hope to see you soon. Niall

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was an ideal place to visit, we had a good 3 hours going around the place, so much to see and do. Ideal if you have children as I'm sure it would appeal

Thank ltyamas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wished i had take photos of this. its all a guided tour and so mush fun and intrest. i had the chance to sentence my mum to 10 years of hard time in a mock court room. real victoria jails and full of history....More

Thank adam79neale
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this place 2 weeks ago what an interesting place to visit, exploring Nottingham criminal past. The place is well structured with information points and many interesting things to see. The added extra receiving an wrist band with a convict number and going around the...More

Thank April L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Galleries of Justice ( as used to be ), is a definite visit if the traveller comes to the City of Nottingham. Next to Robin Hood venues, this is a perfect site for the kids and adults alike. The tour through the various levels...More

Thank lazaruskey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've taken my family here a few times as they've grown up & they have always enjoyed it. I have yet to try a night tour ! Well worth the money & very interesting facts.

Thank Tigertaz
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