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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  • One of our Belfast highlights. Lots of interesting facts and time to explore.Our guide Grace was fabulous with a wonderful sense of humour and able to captivate everyone’s attention. Well done Grace  more »
  • The tour guide claire was brilliant, she was very knowledgeable and courteous to the tour when questions were asked. She warned about the grim and horrific parts that were coming up before hand...  more »
  • Always wanted to come here and we were not disappointed. Great location and the jail has been left as it was in 1996 when it closed. Condemned cell and hanging area sobering.  more »

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