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The Crumlin Road Gaol dates back to 1845 and closed it's doors as a working prison in 1996. After extensive renovations the gaol has re opened as a visitor attraction and conference centre. Today you can take a guided tour of the prison and hear...more
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Crumlin Road, Belfast BT14 6ST, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9074 1500
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Reviewed yesterday

We took my dad to Belfast for his birthday and I knew I had to take him to the gaol. The tour was just as excellent the second time and they have now made it more disability friendly by bringing up the exhibits from the...More

Thank MrsBaum
Reviewed yesterday

The history behind Crumlin Road is so interesting, the people working here were really knowledgeable and I came away learning so much.

Thank artoostacetoo
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Really didn’t know what to expect but loved it. Thanks for a great afternoon. Lovely bar facilities to

Thank julee_12
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A great place to while away an hour and a half. A fascinating tour with a really great guide who knew his stuff. Good for those interested in some of the darker aspects of History.

Thank Jessry2
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had nothing much to do on our final day in Belfast so decided to visit the Gaol, So glad we did was super interesting and our guide was very knowledgeable, the tour went for just over an hour which was perfect definitely worth doing

Thank Jason A
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Terry, our guide, did an amazing job explaining the history of the prison and told its stories in such engaging ways. I truly enjoyed my time there and learnt quite a fair bit in that ~1.5 hours. Eye-opening experience, highly recommend!

Thank Alyssa T
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Fantastic tour of this amazing Gaol. Our guide Rory was brilliant, very informative and enthusiastic. Highly recommend.

Thank doire38
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Good tour didn't last to long. So we stayed interested for the whole thing! Tour guides name was Iain he was really knowledgeable and funny. Good value.

Thank Rachel S
Reviewed 4 days ago

I am glad we did this tour on a fine and sunny day as there was enough ghostly undercurrents present even in idealic weather! My partner, an Irishman but who has lived in Australia for the past 50years, had done the tour previously and was...More

Thank SB414
Reviewed 4 days ago

This tour is well worth taking if you are in Belfast. There is so much history associated with this jail and it is a huge reminder of the troubles that took places in the city. Our tour-guide, Harry, was absolutely brilliant. He was very personable...More

Thank Martin C
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3 July 2018|
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Response from shaunaw0 | Reviewed this property |
Perhaps you could ring them and see if they can suggest anything for you. There is quite a lot of walking for someone elderly, and some steps. But there are some stops along the way that might be helpful for her. A... More
20 April 2018|
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Response from TravelBuff97 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, this is suitable for a young child. There are some very questionable sections of the tour that you may want to exclude so as to prevent nightmares in some children, but your guide will alert you to those areas and... More
11 February 2018|
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Response from TravelBuff97 | Reviewed this property |
Guided tour only.