Dartmoor Prison Museum, Princetown

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  • August 18, 2017
    This is well worth a visit very interesting and the history of the prison we all found fascinating plus the display of items that prisoners had made as weapons was an eye opener to life inside  more »
  • August 18, 2017
    We visited on a damp grey day, which added to its Chilling past, some of the displays were in need of updating, and could have done with a few more staff to draw you into the history having said this ...  more »
  • August 13, 2017
    We got taken on tour from our friends who work in Dartmoor they were better at explaining everything it was very interesting  more »
  • Currently closed because of asbestos. No reopening date available. In the current climate it will probably never reopen.
  • Interesting ​insight into historical prison and how they were run.
  • It's a local museum. I left feeling that I'd learned something. The staff were friendly and helpful.
  • Informative if a little badly presented, but worthy of a visit; I particularly liked the fact they displayed inmates art, shame that it wasn't for sale although inmate manufactured garden ornaments were... hmmmm curious... overall I would say 7/10
  • Extremely interesting and well worth a visit

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