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National Justice Museum

High Pavement, Nottingham NG1 1HN, England
+44 115 952 0555
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This is a very fun place to visit whether you are a local or a tourist. You learn and have fun at... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Excellent Visit

Spotted this on-line whilst looking for something to while away a couple of hours on a rainy... read more

Reviewed 3 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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  • Average6%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
High Pavement, Nottingham NG1 1HN, England
+44 115 952 0555
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a very fun place to visit whether you are a local or a tourist. You learn and have fun at the sane time, it is a interactive experience where the staff are happy to answer any questions and are very knowledgable.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Spotted this on-line whilst looking for something to while away a couple of hours on a rainy afternoon in Nottingham. It was brilliant!! there are four floors to explore with lots to see, actors interact with you portraying various historic people and there is a...More

Thank KentVictor
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very enjoyable visit to see the okd style courts and punishments. It was a interactive well thought out experience. A must gor children of school age, plenty yo do and see with a wonderful guide.

Thank 819marimoo
Reviewed 4 days ago

I did this recently. It was a really interesting exhibit all in one room that was easy to take in and get a sense of who he was. I really enjoyed the way they brought to life what Joe Orton had done to the library...More

Thank Delvingman
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went to Cosmos at lunchtime with my daughter (45) & grandson (6yrs) what a great time we had with something to suit each one of us.Lovely choices Will definitely be going back

Thank _pamwest07
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I don't usually enjoy museums however I thoroughly enjoyed this place. The mock trial in the court room was good and an enjoyable part of the visit. We visited at a quiet time and I do feel I wouldn't have enjoyed it so much if...More

Thank Carolyn S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We attended a mock trial which really gave our group of teenagers lots of discussion points. The excellent guide( Alice) facilitated a thought provoking discussion .

Thank Andrew H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Interesting place to visit and definitely thought provoking. Thankfully it was quiet when we visited which helped as I'm sure when it's busy it could be awkward to get around Suggest that you get the double ticket with this and the city of caves tour...More

Thank markbob917
Reviewed 1 week ago

In the museum you can see many things for punishment from the middle ages till the 19th century. Also dungeons and prison cels and some characteristic persons of the crime.

Thank antonis k
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took 10 and 12 yr old grandchildren and they had a great time. One was a judge, the other a 'snitch' in the trial enactment. The staff were very knowledgeable and gave very good presentations on Victorian gaol reform, prison matron etc.. Well worth the...More

Thank Barrie J
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