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Ruthin Gaol, Ruthin

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#1 of 10 in Museums in Denbighshire
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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  • We were really pleasantly surprised at how interesting Ruthin Gaol is. We visited because we had some time to waste but for £5.00 it was excellent value for money and really interesting! Highly recomm...  more »
  • Just been to Ruthin Gaol and it's excellent. Chose a time when we knew there were people on hand to answer questions and they were very knowledgeable. Not at all expensive to get in (£5 per adult) and...  more »
  • Very interesting if you're into a bit of history. Only a few cells to have a look in but they've packed a lot into them with a lot of stories to read and articles to have a look at, like old handcuffs...  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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