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Dartmoor Prison Museum, Princetown
(3.5/5 based on 400+ reviews on the web)
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TripAdvisor
  • If your tired of walking on the Moors and want a little break Dartmoor prison could be just the thing. They have several exhibits worth seeing and reading about and many hand crafted weapons some of w...  more »
  • Finally went to the museum after many trips through Princetown without stopping. An excellent visitor attraction with fascinating exhibits and stories to tell. I certainly learnt a lot during our shor...  more »
  • Very reasonable entry fee, easy parking and a fascinating museum. The curator was most informative, the historical development and use of the prison very well documented, and the mock up of the two ce...  more »
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  • 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
  • Certainly informative but struggles to be value for money.
  • Thought it was most informative. Well worth the entrance cost.
  • The museum itself is unbarring mediocre. Nothing stands out about it. Its just a load of useless statistics stuck to the wall on laminated A4 sheets. Not to mention the racist who works at reception. If your Irish, don't go near him. boooooooooo