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Crumlin Road Gaol

Crumlin Road, Belfast BT14 6ST, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9074 1500
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The Crumlin Road Gaol dates back to 1845 and closed it's doors as a working prison in 1996. After extensive renovations the gaol has re opened as a visitor attraction and conference centre. Today you can take a guided tour of the prison and hear about the history of the site from when women and children were held within it's walls through to the political segregation of republican and loyalist prisoners and learn about why the decision was taken to close the prison.During the tour of the gaol you will be taken by your tour guide to visit the underground tunnel that used to connect the gaol to the Crumlin Road Courthouse, you will get a chance to sit in the Governor's chair, view all the wings from the circle and of course pay a visit to the condemned mans cell before seeing the execution cell where the majority of the 17 men were hanged.
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Crumlin Road, Belfast BT14 6ST, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Really interesting to see around the goal. Tour was 1 hour, 15 mins, which flew by! Would recommend if you are in Belfast.

Thank Lorraine M
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Reviewed yesterday

We visited Belfast for the first time ever and had heard good things about the Crumlin Road tour from friends. We were guided by Harry, who really made the experience for us. The tour was fantastic and Harry really knew his stuff! Would definitely recommend...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Entertaining and informative tour. It was a bit chilly in February, so make sure you dress warmly in the winter.

Thank cathsis
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Myself and my husband done the Halloween tour. Was Great!!! Couple of Jumpy bits on the tour but also an eerie atmosphere in the room where the gallows are

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Walked up and took a late afternoon tour which was one hour long and cost about ten pounds. Tour guide was very friendly, interesting and informative. The tour group size was around ten to fifteen and was just right. A must stop place on any...More

Thank msoates
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Fantastic tour, went with partner & his parents. The tour guide was fantastic, I was on to do list for so long, certainly wasn't disappointed Had dinner in cuffs afterwards, beautiful restaurant, fantastic food, desserts were delicious.

Thank Kerry K
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited here via the hop on hop off bus tour. It's pretty good value at £12 for adults and you £2 off with your bus ticket. The tour is guided and lasts just over an hour. Our guide was very good, kept us at a...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Defo worth a go for all ages. Excellent tour guide in Lisa, struck the perfect balance of information with a bit of humour and charm. I would've liked to have seen more of the place, why is no-one allowed to see upstairs areas etc. Reasonably...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Absolutely fascinating tour around Crumlin Road Gaol, Booked quite last minute but still managed to get a couple of spaces on the tour. Brendan was great and really knew his stuff! Thanks very much!

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Fantastic tour. Our guide Brendan was knowledgeable and entertaining,for both young and old. The only thing I would have liked to see is more personal history of the inmates and those who were hanged.

Thank Heather T
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Ronnie1051
12 February 2018|
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Response from CatsDow | Reviewed this property |
Hi Ronnie guided tour only but thats how you get to hear all.the stories and the layout etc makes sense when explained
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Ronnie1051
24 January 2018|
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Response from Peter M | Reviewed this property |
Certainly accessible with regard to moving around however it is a sombre environment with the execution cell and gallows open to visit. Also it is very cold in Winter.
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Kat W
26 December 2017|
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Response from JUSTINE W | Reviewed this property |
hi we just got tickets at the door, which was fine.
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