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Dartmoor Prison Museum, Princetown

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431 reviews
  • This is a fabulous museum but was closed when we drove by today. There is a notice at the nearby Information Centre that indicates it is being renovated but no timescale is given so call before coming...  more »
  • Nothing on their website so travelled there to visit Understand if it'd have happened this week but its been closed since April. Should be more clear.  more »
  • Loved it. Lots of interesting items to look at, and video areas where you can watch and listen to them. Going out into the yard, old quarry exhibit, and prison cell leave an imprint. Thoroughly enjoye...  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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