Crumlin Road Gaol, Belfast

4.7
The only Victorian-era prison in Northern Ireland, Crumlin Road Gaol held its last prisoner in 1996. The first 106 inmates were forced to walk to the prison in chains in 1846, but your walk along Crumlin Road will be much more pleasant. The dark gray sandstones give the prison's facade an ominous look. Nowadays, visitors roam the halls of the jail and view the cells where men, women, and even children paid their debts to society. Exhibits throughout the building tell their stories, along with information about the building's state-of-the-art 19th-century design. Put Crumlin Road Gaol and other Belfast attractions into our Belfast trip itinerary website , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Tour guide was very knowledgeable and helpful. Free parking was a great bonus. Very cheap for what you're getting and worth every penny. Tour is brilliant and lasted about 90 minutes. Go for it  more »
  • Crumlin Road Gaol spans a century and a half of Northern Ireland's history, from the early Victorian era until the late 20th century, and thus has seen a wide spectrum of inmates. Their stories are mo...  more »
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