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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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I had to stay here after being caught stealing monkfish from the continental market. I'd put them in my bumbag and the police caught me.
My time in Crumlin Gaol was uncomfortable mostly, but the bread wasn't always stale. I also had my own chalk.
The tour of the gaol by Roy was very informative and fun. I would very much recommend visiting here when in Belfast.
The gaol itself is full of things to see and give you a good sense of how it was in the past.
I didnt expect to be as moved by this as I was and as such am so happy that I went.
Our tour guide was called Harry and he was so informative and articulate in his delivery, it really brought you back to the time...More
Visited as a family of 4, 2 adults and 2 kids aged 7 and 5. We really enjoyed our visit and had a great tour guide who was very knowledgable and quite humorous. Lots of interesting things to see and hear, some of it quite...More
I really wanted to visit the prison and I wasnt disappointed. Our guide was really good (Joseph, his name) and the tour really interesting. It was fantastic all the details and information that we gathered.
Myself and my partner did the gaol tour and it was absolutely brilliant. Our guide Harry was so informative,with excellent knowledge of all aspects relating not only to the gaol,but Belfast history too.I would highly recommend this tour.We had an amazing time.