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Littledean Jail Museum

| Nr. Cinderford, Littledean GL14 3NL, England
+44 1594 826659
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Quirky beyond belief

Possibly the strangest, most fascinating and curiously bizarre place I've ever had the good fortune... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Emma P
Birmingham, United Kingdom
You have to see it to believe it!

I don't quite know where to start. I couldn't decide whether I wanted to rate this 'museum' as 1... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rachael N
Plymouth, United Kingdom
via mobile
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good20%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible28%
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“on display” (23 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
| Nr. Cinderford, Littledean GL14 3NL, England
+44 1594 826659
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Possibly the strangest, most fascinating and curiously bizarre place I've ever had the good fortune to visit. I would have loved to meet the owner, who lives upstairs, to explain how he has managed to acquire such in my opinion, priceless artefacts- let's hope he...More

Thank Emma P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I don't quite know where to start. I couldn't decide whether I wanted to rate this 'museum' as 1 star or 5 star so I've gone straight down the middle. By far the most unique and unusual place I've ever visited. The museum is quite...More

Thank Rachael N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this "museum" in August while returning to London from Forest of Dean,found it fascinating but very strange.The things relating to the wars around the world and all the murderers were brilliant but couldn't understand what they had to do with topless pictures of various...More

Thank jtw1952
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I feel like I knew the kind of thing that would be in this place before I went and so prepared myself for that...but it is a very very strange place. You had things in a room about the holocaust that would also happen to...More

Thank amygromit
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Get place to visit plenty to see and read , make sure you can spare a couple of hours , and bring your glasses , £10 entry , £9 for OAP

Thank steveblakesley
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a superb private collection of such breadth and diversity there is something of interest to everyone. A lot of rare items on display, many I have not Seen anywhere else. Interesting collection from conflicts around the world from ww2 too the Iranian embassy,...More

Thank drfcok
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Terrible waste of money, not got anything at all to do with the building or a jail, some really weird things and combination of things in one place. Totally didn`t get it

Thank g w
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is huge and absolutely packed with material, most of it unlabelled or unexplained - and when it is, it's often wrong (no, electroshock wasn't used in 19th-century asyums, and no, the Victorians did not invent vibrators). It's a shame there are some incredible...More

Thank jey_jay22
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Don't waste your money, takes less than half an hour to walk around, boring old newspaper clippings stuck to the cell walls, you can't even recognize that it's suppose to be a jail, waste of time and money.

Thank belinda c
Reviewed 9 August 2017

at last something a bit different in the world, It is an amazing place and so interesting, everything is all over the places and you can find the best things in little nooks and crannies half expected a severed head to be hanging over the...More

1  Thank reema5306
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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
6 April 2016|
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
Julie J
20 October 2015|
Response from Fred C | Reviewed this property |
I would call the jail direct to be sure.