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Littledean Jail Museum

| Nr. Cinderford, Littledean GL14 3NL, England
+44 1594 826659
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just brilliant

at last something a bit different in the world, It is an amazing place and so interesting... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Complete waste of time and money

Our visit today was a complete waste of money and time. We thought the jail museum would be about a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mel W
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  • Excellent36%
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  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
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“on display” (22 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
| Nr. Cinderford, Littledean GL14 3NL, England
+44 1594 826659
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Reviewed 1 week ago

at last something a bit different in the world, It is an amazing place and so interesting, everything is all over the places and you can find the best things in little nooks and crannies half expected a severed head to be hanging over the...More

Thank reema5306
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our visit today was a complete waste of money and time. We thought the jail museum would be about a jail. How wrong we were. A weird collection of mismatched macabre and odd photos, signed items and a weird collection that is tat. Certainly very...More

1  Thank Mel W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A couple of friends and I popped along for a fun trip to visit the infamous jail and what a waste. Firstly the cost of £10 each which can only be paid by cash. It is 2017, I accept contactless may be a bit too...More

2  Thank VickyW82
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Before yo enter there are lots of warnings up about how graphic it is but we thought this might be an exaggeration for marketing purposes. In fact it was much worse than expected. They do suggest you don't take children in but I think this...More

Thank disc02000
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had been forewarned-there are many signs dotted around the entrance pertaining to the content within. We were a family of 4 adults and entered with the knowledge that it was not going to be a normal jail experience. What was seen of the jail...More

Thank Lilimarie99
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were so looking forward to visiting this place but what a let down. It could be really interesting but due to the owner's obsession with "celebrities" there is every salacious headline from every red top newspaper in it's own little frame!!! What a waste...More

1  Thank malmck
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having lived in the Forest of Dean for 11 years we have driven past the jail loads of times and often wondered what it was all about. We finally got an afternoon when it was open to 'explore'. The museum is only open from April...More

Thank Nic J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very cool and interesting stuff and lots to see. You could easily spend all day here just looking at everything. Some things are very surprising and quiet graphic so if you're squeamish be warned but otherwise very entertaining and the owner is super nice.

Thank NavitaDhahan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not enough hours in a day to see all of this marvellous collection. If easily offended there are warnings outside certain areas .I found it most interesting and an honest approach to the not so nice side of mankind.

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had been wanting to visit for a while. Some of the material and artefacts could offend but you are warned about this before entering and as they advise it is not suitable for children. An eclectic collection that must have taken years to put...More

Thank SMM1952
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Vanessa K
6 July 2016|
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Response from crime_reporter | Property representative |
sorry for delay yes there are two toilets available
5 April 2016|
Response from Andrew L | Reviewed this property |
Hi Jules, I sold my number 2 dress on eBay and it is hanging in a glass cabinet in the SF section of the museum. I had the eBay photos on my phone which I showed to the curator. I still have them if you want to see them to... More
Julie J
20 October 2015|
Response from Fred C | Reviewed this property |
I would call the jail direct to be sure.