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Littledean Jail Museum

| Nr. Cinderford, Littledean GL14 3NL, England
+44 1594 826659
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What a collection!!!!!

This is not a visit for the faint hearted, or children....it is the most graphic but compelling... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
tattocrazy
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Warwick, United Kingdom
STRANGE!

Bizarre collection of modern day tabloid press cuttings thrown together with signed autographs of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
lyndawood
,
Worcester, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good19%
  • Average9%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible28%
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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 1 week ago

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

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank lyndawood
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank Paul L
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank winson252
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

Thank Joanna M
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

we had a great time at this wonderful time looking at a huge collection at the littledean Jail so much to see I was wandering around like a child in ore of the items on show but I am now 60 years but still well...More

Thank ward57
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Reviewed 11 January 2018

Over the years I have visited this museum several times, going back to when the core collection was housed in Newent. So why only give a one star rating? Well way back then, it was a bit of a place of pilgrimage for old punks...More

12  Thank JohnFHF
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

Oh my God if you have any children with you under 16 stay away from this strange place. Unrelated stuffed animals ,sex toys from victorian times,a spacemans suit, a sex worker model with whips, weird it is, wonderful it is not, with millions of paper...More

4  Thank Peter R
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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

I came away from here with a sour taste in my mouth and so did the rest of my party. we all agreed that we arent easily offended but this place crosses every line going. Most of the jail is just plastered with newspaper cuttings,...More

3  Thank Caroline H
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Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Well the brochure enticed us to visit here and on arrival the place looked great. However please note it is cash or cheque only is the place stuck in the past like the items on show. The cost of getting in though I believe is...More

Thank Philreviews
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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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crime_reporter
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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