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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
All reviews court room exercise yard mock trial crime and punishment role play re enactment guided tour joint ticket all ages great attraction own pace combined ticket interesting facts great place to visit great fun interesting place couple of hours
Had this Brought me as a Birthday present. Guide had a very good knowledge of the history and spooky on goings of the building. Got to go into areas not usually open to public in the day time. Visited lasted just over an hour. The...More
What better use for a disused courthouse and gaol than a courthouse and gaol museum.
Displays discuss justice as a concept, which is really all it is ... a concept. To prove this there is a mock trial and execution. With audience participation, Joan Phillips...More
This Museum is a true treat to behold. I went on a recommendation from our taxi driver, and wasn't disappointed, well in the fact that I didn't have enough time to do this place Justice.
There were actors doing re-enactments of a hanging, and a...More
This is a must go see if you are ever in Nottingham! A wonderful place steeped in history, an if you"r e lucky you might come across one of its ghosts! You can also take part, only if you want to, in a courtroom scene....More
We went during my daughter's half term break. There was plenty to do and see. There are a lot of actors paying the parts of various characters and they work hard doing a great job. I got to join in with the trial and achieved...More
Loved this place, my children ages 8 and 9 enjoyed the day but they were a bit young to understand parts, we all enjoyed watching the mock trial and the actors were great. We spent around 3 hours in total, I could have spent longer...More
We have just had a really enjoyable day at the National Justice Museum, great value for money - we spent about 5 hours exploring and managed to catch most of the tours throughout the day. The staff and actors were friendly and knowledgeable and included...More
I loved my visit here!
The staff are brilliant, I love that they dress up and play historic characters and get all the people in the groups to join in.
They have all definitely learnt the history of the place, crimes and punishment and answer...More