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Ruthin Gaol, Ruthin

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Come and learn what life was like for prisoners at Ruthin Gaol - their daily routines, what they ate, how they worked and the punishments they suffered (sometimes for stealing an apple!) Visit the condemned cell, experience the 'smells' and listen to stories of its most colourful prisoners.

Adults - £5

Concessions (+60) - £4

Children - £4

Family - £14

Under 5's - FREE
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  • what a fascinating place to visit had a tour with my university friends and it really brought the place to life.  more »
  • . A very pleasant surprise for all the extended family when we visited here. A family with ages ranging from 4 to 72, we had a most pleasant visit to this old jail. For the young ones, there was a Ted...  more »
  • Visited Ruthin Gaol on a organized Paranormal Investigation. What a fantastic place. A time capsule museum, with many of the original features. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable, and described the...  more »
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  • Lovely visit. Greeters at the door very informative and welcoming. Took the 4 grandchildren ages 13.11. 10. And 8. They all enjoyed. Plenty to do.
  • Reasonable enough for the money. Just about good enough to hold interest for about 30 minutes. Depends on how fascinating you find the history of the penal system. Couldn't really recommend a special visit.
  • Really interesting place. Toilets. Pay and display Car park nearby. No cafe at moment.
  • Great morning to explore. Plenty of children's activities... welcoming staff
  • Penton style jail now doing double duty as museum and city archive. Nicely restored with lots of artifacts and interpretation.

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