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Open again over Easter weekend. Live performance tours run every 30 minutes during the holidays with a chance for new inmates to also explore the cells and take in Stirling's best views from the roof top observation tower.
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We visited as a party of 4, and enjoyed ourselves so much. All the staff are a credit to this venue, from making us feel welcomed, to keeping us fully informed on waiting times, with cheerful 'banter', but, the real treat was the guided tour...More
Don't expect a museum in the "static" sense, as it's not. The presenter (yes, there is one) will take you in a tour where he will incarnate several characters. You will learn a lot, but not without some chuckles and smiles.
We really enjoyed our tour, this is definitely worth a visit. We had the last tour of the day on a cold dark December day and it was very atmospheric.
The tour guides were extremely welcoming and knowledgable not just about the jail but about...More
Date of experience: December 2018
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OpenPassScotland, Manager at The Old Town Jail, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2018
We really appreciate your kind feedback and it's great to hear that you managed to visit during our first festive weekend opening. We will be open again next Easter and during the summer holidays and hope that you will visit again. Many thanks, Geoff
To get to the FREE PARKING SPACES.
Drive into the Jail grounds & drive past the entrance staying to your left hand side of the building, once over the slight hump back of the road that leads down to a car park were you can...More
The live tour was epic. The actor/your guide was awesome. Stayed in character and created an interactive theater experience while teaching us about the jail. Amazing view from the top. Make sure you do this in Stirling.
Credit to our enthusiastic guide and the characters she played, which kept us entertained if not a little on edge not knowing what to expect.I just felt that there was so much more of the building to see but most of it seemed to be...More
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The Old Town Jail is open over Easter weekend (30 March - 2 April) but then will be closed until the end of June. You can still explore outside the building and take photos when the attraction is closed. Many thanks, Geoff