Dartmoor Prison Museum, Princetown

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  • Really enjoyed our visit very informative good displays and explanation of prison life . Seemed strange entering buildings that i remember inmates working in when visiting Princetown as a child.  more »
  • On a cold winters day this must be the bleakest and most desolate place I have ever visited. The prison museum certainly conveys how awful it must have been to be a former prisoner of war or as now, a...  more »
  • Visited on a chilly winter day and as the visit progressed and we soaked the information on display, it felt increasingly bleak. There is no denying the harshness of the surroundings and the stories o...  more »
  • I visited the museum last week and the staff were extremely helpful. I needed some photos of the prison and they went above and beyond to enable me to get some great shots. I would just like to thank them both for all their help. Great place to visit and even better staff!!!
  • Great place to while away a couple of hours, informative displays and a great insight into prison life. Free parking too.
  • If you want to learn about HMP Dartmoor past and present this is the place to go. A lot to read and look at.
  • Really good and informative
  • Currently closed because of asbestos. No reopening date available. In the current climate it will probably never reopen.
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