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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...more
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The museum was very well laid out, plenty of things to look at and lots of great facts and things to see the. The cells that have been restored are great and very realistic. The part about the prisoners going to Australia were very good...More
Interesting piece of history mixed with interactive entertainment. There were two performances to watch with the Court Room one including the audience. This was a combined ticket with the Nottingham Caves which we thought was a bit expensive but the Justice Museum made up for...More
Very interactive and packed full of history
Great value for money .
For all ages there is something for you all .
The courts and mock trials enable you to live out what people many years would have gone through.
At first I thought this was a bit expensive for a visit, but with the amount of performances to watch, it tells historic stories of how justice and punishment evolved very well. Lots of information, lots of artefacts. It's a very good visit.
Fabulous tour and great value for money. Really enjoyed this as did the ten year old boy we were with. Plenty of activities to do as you go around and interactive reenactment of the court case was fun. Definitely would recommend this.
We have visited many museums far and wide and have to say this is one of our favourites.
It combines traditional museum exhibits alongside modern methods of display.
Actors perform short pieces to illustrate how the building would have been used as a prison and...More
Staff friendly and helpful. We were given 'bracelets' to wear with a prisoner's number on so that we could look for and identify with them. Despite being adults, we enjoyed this interaction. There were 3 staff members who dressed up and role played characters, an...More
Took our grandson to here , great day out looking at how justice was done in the past 300 years . Went down to the dungeons was very dark and horrible. We sat in the court room were u could were the wig and robe...More
Lots of work has been done to make this historic building accessible. It’s better, but if you’re mobility impaired, you might consider taking a non-disabled person with you. The beauty of bureaucracy is there is such a complete picture left showing the things we’ve done...More