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The Old Guildhall Prison Cells

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Guildhall Bore Street, Lichfield WS13 6LX, England
+44 1543 250011
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Interesting Place to Visit

Found this in a guide to Lichfield and was delighted to find it open when we visited. Really old... read more

Reviewed yesterday
2014Jandy
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
This Place is Fascinating!

Great place to visit with your Kids or even alone. The Cells are run by Volunteers and they do a... read more

Reviewed 13 December 2017
Lichfeldian66
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Lichfield
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“town crier” (3 reviews)
“free entry” (2 reviews)
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Guildhall Bore Street, Lichfield WS13 6LX, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Found this in a guide to Lichfield and was delighted to find it open when we visited. Really old and interesting place to visit. It looks like you are walking through a tunnel with the prison cells at the end. There as a booklet with...More

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Reviewed 13 December 2017

Great place to visit with your Kids or even alone. The Cells are run by Volunteers and they do a Grand Job very informative and always very polite.

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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Firstly where can you get a cup of tea and a slice of home made cake for two pounds. The prison museum is small but interesting the whole of the building is architecturally fascinating. We have been to Litchfield many times and never visited the...More

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Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

We called in to the guildhall and a helpful man pointed out the free access to the old prison cells. The exhibition is good with useful info on what they were like when they were in use.

1  Thank DodgetheViper
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Reviewed 22 April 2017

Been to Lichfield a few times but never seen the Prison Cells before and it was free entry. Very friendly man at the door gives one a leaflet and you are free to go. there is only a few cells but lots of infoon the...More

1  Thank adyval
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Visited with Lichfield District Tourism Association. Very interesting and accessible and everything has highly informative signage. A very interesting place and a sound history lesson about Lichfield. The Guildhall itself is a beautiful and well maintained building with a rich history and a doorway through...More

1  Thank Jane P
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Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Called in as we were walking past, my other half doesn't have anything like this in her home country so was very interested in the cells, worth a visit if you are in the area

1  Thank Glenn W
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Reviewed 28 November 2016

It was a worth visit. The history is well-explained by the staff and they offer prompts to be used. Really interesting place.

1  Thank arual1821
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Reviewed 11 November 2016

Having done some research of the area, this was another of the free museums in the town I wanted to visit, it was closed - so somewhat disappointed! Set in a pleasant building in the centre of town, do check opening times if you wish...More

Thank Howlo
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Reviewed 28 October 2016

Not masses to see but interesting to see what were the cells and read about what happened in the old times. Good for kids to see

1  Thank mandipullen
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lesley o
22 January 2017|
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Response from mandipullen | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure that it is. Old building so I'd err on no
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