Crumlin Road Gaol, Belfast

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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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  • This place was awesome. Our guide Brendan was incredible, he managed to somehow capture the atmosphere and bring events back to life, right back from the 1800's to 1960's, sad, tragic, brave, daring, ...  more »
  • Visited Crumlin Road Gaol today - and we were very impressed. We went on a guided tour with Claire and she was brilliant. She was very knowledgeable and engaging and we got a real insight into what it...  more »
  • The building has a 150 year history which includes imprisoning children, suffragettes and of course the ‘troubles’. Claire our tour guide was superb being knowledgeable, sensitive and friendly. Our ki...  more »

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