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“A fun visit”
Review of Inveraray Jail

Inveraray Jail
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US$15.72*
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Ranked #3 of 18 things to do in Inveraray
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Step back almost two centuries and discover the stories of the real men, women and children who were tried and served their sentences in this prison. Visit the Courtroom; explore the Cells in the Old and New Prisons; try out the wooden beds and hammocks; sample the punishments; experience the Whipping Table; take your turn at the Crank Wheel. Meet the Warder and Prisoners and get locked up in the Airing Yards. Listen to dramatic true tales from the characters in the Jail’s past brought to life with our FREE interactive audio guides. Available in six languages.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Baby buggy parking, Activities for older children, Bathroom facilities
Reviewed 27 July 2014

We visited the Jail during our stay in the area as we had heard a lot about it. I must say I enjoyed the museum with offered a good insight into the jail's history. There was a lot of information, but presented in such a way that is fun to read and learn more about personal tragedies of former inmates. There were also a few hands-on items one could try out as a visitor. All in all a good museum for all ages.

Thank TayReg
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Reviewed 24 July 2014

you could of gotten a guided tour and they could have had people locked in the cells as opposed to manankins

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Reviewed 23 July 2014 via mobile

Lovely place to visit, beautiful views, Brambles tea room has some lovely cakes the locals are helpful and friendly, I will definitely visit again,

Thank Emz M
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Reviewed 22 July 2014

my wife and I were in inverary for our honeymoon and we visited the jail, it is the best attraction around for miles, I was very dubious before I got inside, we were in for around 3 hours and we loved every part of it, we will be going again when our son is a little bit older

Thank Logan B
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Reviewed 20 July 2014

Fancy a trip to Inveraray Jail ? Don't bother , Just returned from here and feel violated being charged £25 entry for 2 adults and one child. How some people took 90 mins to walk round here is beyond me.It is a lot smaller than i expected, The bulk of the building is empty rooms with posters on the wall. 2 members of staff in uniform who really didn't seem interested to be honest. The small amount of exhibits that are here are really quite interesting though . I would say 30 minutes tops to walk round and see the whole place . The shop at the exit is a total rip off as well , £2 for a tiny bag of sweets is not on. £25 entry fee would be better spent elsewhere i'm afraid. Been there once and won't be back.

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