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Littledean Jail Museum

| Nr. Cinderford, Littledean GL14 3NL, England
+44 1594 826659
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Wunderkammer!

You will either love or hate this place, intriguing and disturbing, a potent documentation of all... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Sue00do
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North West England, United Kingdom
Bizarre place!

I thought this would be a jail to view with past information on the venue but it was but with the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
gabb101
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good18%
  • Average9%
  • Poor8%
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“on display” (26 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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| Nr. Cinderford, Littledean GL14 3NL, England
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+44 1594 826659
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Reviewed 5 days ago

You will either love or hate this place, intriguing and disturbing, a potent documentation of all that is bad (and good) about past and present "civilised" society! The building itself is worthy of a visit, tiny cells, heavy metal doors, bars and thick stone walls...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I thought this would be a jail to view with past information on the venue but it was but with the most bizarre collection of newspaper cutting etc in it all over every single wall in every single room and cell. Some of the stuff...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Littledean Jail is not for the faint of heart. It is a wacky mix of historical gore and modern day tabloid sleaze. It markets itself as exactly that, so there was absolutely no reason to be shocked by the content of the museum. That said,...More

1  Thank Beci M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After reading all the positive and negative reviews we felt compelled to visit. It was like walking into Aladdin's cave. There was something going on in every nook and cranny. We spent nearly 2 hours in there and thought it was brilliant. Also you are...More

1  Thank maria b
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Starts off well with all the exhibits that appear to be relevant then drifts off to the SAS, the Holocaust and then ISIS beheadings that are not for the squeamish. After that it appears that every copy of the defunct News of the World and...More

Thank Glyn F
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

This is not a visit for the faint hearted, or children....it is the most graphic but compelling place I have ever visited,need to go back as there is so much to see and read.it covers many famous and informus killers and gangs.there are many photos...More

1  Thank tattocrazy
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

Bizarre collection of modern day tabloid press cuttings thrown together with signed autographs of hundreds of celebrities! Not really crime related just a perverse addiction to celebrities downfalls! Definitely not suitable for children. If you like the macabre onslaught of weird and eclectic then enjoy....More

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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Despite the numerous warnings of what's inside, this place seems to attract those who want to be offended. There is such a diverse collection, that there are many things to delight and shock you. If you truly are interested in the macabre, crime, police and...More

1  Thank Paul L
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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

It says not for the easily offended....which I'm not. However, what it should have said was 'if you find anything offensive don't go in'. The idea that children should be allowed in at all is worrying. They put breasts behind a door to prevent children...More

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Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

After reading very divisive reviews on here it only spurred us on to check it out. I still can't quite believe what I have seen, very unPC, peculiar and offensive if you are of a soft disposition. I love the strange and off piste and...More

1  Thank Joanna M
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Vanessa K
7 July 2016|
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Response from crime_reporter | Property representative |
sorry for delay yes there are two toilets available
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6 April 2016|
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Response from Andrew L | Reviewed this property |
Hi Jules, I sold my number 2 dress on eBay and it is hanging in a glass cabinet in the SF section of the museum. I had the eBay photos on my phone which I showed to the curator. I still have them if you want to see them to... More
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Julie J
20 October 2015|
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Response from Fred C | Reviewed this property |
I would call the jail direct to be sure.
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