Currently guided tours of Crumlin Road Gaol are unavailable. For self guided tours of Crumlin Road Gaol please click here.
We offer same day booking & advanced bookings for all dates for Crumlin Road Gaol. When you arrive you will experience one of the best attractions in NI, where the hosts will take you on a journey through history in this incredible building!
Book with TinyTours with no booking fees! It's one of our must do tours in Belfast and at £9 it probably the best priced too. Suitable for individuals, families and groups.
Discover over 150 years of history and follow in the footsteps of over 25,000 prisoners as you make the journey through Northern Ireland’s only remaining Victorian Era prison. The guided tour will allow you to explore the building’s colourful past and gain a unique and memorable insight into the daily lives and routines of both prisoners and prison officers over the Gaol’s existence. Your tour guide will inform you about the Gaol’s history including when women and children were imprisoned, the executions that were carried out, its more recent history and learn about why the decision was taken to close the prison.
The will cover all aspects of the Gaol from the Tunnel linking the courthouse on the other side of the Crumlin Road to the Hanging Cell, the Historic Holding Cells, Centre Circle, C-Wing and Graveyard.
Is this an authentic Crumlin Road Gaol Tour?
Yes. This is the only and authentic Crumlin Road Gaol tour!
How much does the Tour cost?
- £10.80 per person for adults (Special online rate)
- £9 for Concessions ( Seniors & Students)
- £5 for Children (aged 5-15)
What times does the Crumlin Road Gaol Tour operate?
- Daily Guided Tours are open to the public and operate hourly between 10am and 4.30pm.
- Last admission for tours is 4pm.
What is the duration of the Crumlin Road Gaol Tour?
Tour duration is approximately 75 mins.
Large parts of the tour can be accessed by wheelchairs or mobility scooters users but some areas cannot. These areas include the Tunnel (accessed via stairs) and the Drop Room below the Hanging Cell ( the Drop Room is visible from the the Hanging room ). Our Guides will endeavour to accommodate any wheelchair user to ensure they get the best out of the Tour. The facilities are designed to be accessible to guests with disabilities including:
- Disabled car park
- Disabled toilets
- Provision of seating at various points throughout the Gaol.
What happens if I am late?
Crumlin Road Gaol will do their best to put you on next tour, if available.
What do I wear?
Suitable warm clothing and flat shoes must be worn. You are going to Gaol after all!
Can you facilitate large group bookings?
Yes we can. For groups of over 15+ people please contact us here.
How do I get to Crumlin Road Gaol?
TinyTours offers free Drop-off or pickup from Crumlin Road Gaol when you book a Black Taxi Mural Tour. Your Black Taxi Tour can start after your Crumlin Road Gaol Tour ends or you can have the Black Taxi drop you at Crumlin Road Gaol after your Mural Tour has ended.
- Book your Black Taxi Mural Tour here.
- Taxi - Cost is around £5-7 for a taxi from City Hall to Crumlin Road Gaol.
- Walking - it is a 30 minute walk from Belfast City Hall.
- Bus - take Translink 12b from Chichester Street.
- Car - Parking is available at Crumlin Road Gaol, just take a right once on Cliftonpark Avenue.
Is there a Restaurant / Cafe / Gift Shop at Crumlin Road Gaol?
Yes there is - Cuffs Grill bar & Crum coffee shop are available onsite.
Opening times : Monday-Wednesday 11.00am-6.00pm, Thursday-Sunday 11.00am-9.00pm
Bookings can be made here: https://cuffsgrillbar.com/
- The Crum Coffee Shop
- Opening times : Monday-Sunday 10.00am-5.00pm
- Gift Shop
- Opening times : Monday-Sunday 9.30am-6.00pm
Looking for other tours to do in Belfast?
TinyTours offers free Drop-off or pickup from Crumlin Road Gaol when you book a Belfast Mural Taxi Tour. Your Black Taxi Tour can start after your Crumlin Road Gaol Tour ends or you can have the Black Taxi drop you at Crumlin Road Gaol after your Mural Tour has ended.
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