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HMP Dartmoor Prison Heritage Centre

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Dartmoor Dartmoor Tavistock Road, Yelverton, Dartmoor National Park PL20 6RR, England
+44 1822 322130
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going for a drive

went out for a drive and went and saw the prison from a distance u can see it u can't drive up... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Janice S
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Saltcoats, United Kingdom
Fascinating

The moors were misty( surprise!) so popped in for a couple of hours. It was full of full if... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
bonardancer
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Gweek Cornwall
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 12:30, 13:30 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Dartmoor Dartmoor Tavistock Road, Yelverton, Dartmoor National Park PL20 6RR, England
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+44 1822 322130
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Reviewed 2 days ago

went out for a drive and went and saw the prison from a distance u can see it u can't drive up close to it but the village was nice

Thank Janice S
Reviewed 4 days ago

The moors were misty( surprise!) so popped in for a couple of hours. It was full of full if information, curios, running videoswritten accounts and the whole history, all presentd in a very informative manner. Lovely to see, and glad I wasn't an inmate, even...More

Thank bonardancer
Reviewed 4 days ago

For a small museum it it full of wondrous information regarding this iconic prison. The history of this establishment is unbelievable and the staff within the museum were very knowledgeable. I would definitely recommend driving or walking a few more yards past the prison and...More

Thank Mez306
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Drove here today but it was closed. The nearby visitor centre mentions something about building works. This is a great museum so I hope it reopens soon but check before you make a special journey.

Thank sheepygold
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Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

It dosent look like much from the outside but once you get in its a real eye opener to what prison life was like xx

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Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

What a great place. Very interesting bought a few momentos too. Would recommend this to any visitors to princetown

Thank Sherry L
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Lovely visit on a hot day! Cool inside and very interesting, kept us all entertained for over an hour...well worth the entrance fee.

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Reviewed 19 October 2016

there are all sorts of relics and it is quite interesting because it is near to the Prison as well and you get the atmosphere

Thank Popsey9
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Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Interesting museum. Portrays early days of prison to recent times. 2-3hrs if your going to take if all in.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

The prison museum gives you a real insight into the life's of prisoners then and now the location is perfect what with the actual prison being so close brilliant to do on a rainy day to kill a few hours ( excuse the pun )

Thank Adam K
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