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The Tolbooth Museum, Aberdeen
(4.2/5 based on 160+ reviews on the web)
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  • Great if you are a traveller looking to get some history on Aberdeen. There are a lot of stairs to climb, but there are stops on the way up. There is waxworks, not an issue for me but not to everyone'...  more »
  • Climb the steep spiral stairs in an ascent to old Aberdeen gaol history and see and experience prison life. Descend through the rooms to make your escape. Watch you don't miss the entrance to this hid...  more »
  • I went to visit yesterday during some free time. The building is smaller than it looks on the inside and you can get around it pretty quickly. It's a very interesting place that os full of history. To...  more »
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  • Awesome place ! You can spend 10 or 30 minutes, it's up to you and that's what I like. There are creepy stuff but that's what I wanted to see there.
  • Great fun, free. Stone spiral staircases burrow through this fascinating collection of crime and punishment related artefacts from the distant Aberdonian past.
  • Lovely little museum showing the history of the jail. It's free and takes about 30 minutes. You need to be willing to walk up and down lots a spiral staircases. You have been warned! ☺
  • Interesting tales of crime, incarceration and escape in this small, free museum. An amusing half-hour trip in your imagination back in time!
  • Small museum with lots of narrow stone steps, interesting and unusual