Crumlin Road Gaol Experience is a self-guided tour, a new experience with videos, audio and information boards, for all spaces.
We offer same day booking & advanced bookings for all dates for Crumlin Road Gaol.
Visits start from 11am and last entry is 3.30pm with the site closing at 5pm. On your arrival to the venue you will be allocated the next available entry time.
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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 self-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. Throughout the building you will be informed via information boards and videos 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?
This is a new experience that is a self-guided tour for 2020.
How much does the visit cost?
£10.80 per person for adults (Special online rate)
£9 for Concessions ( Seniors & Students)
£5 for Children (aged 5-15)
When can I visit Crumlin Road Gaol?
Self-guided Tours are open to the public between 11am and last entry at 3.30pm.
The site closes as 5pm.
How long does it take?
The self-guided experience takes approximately 60 mins.
The Tunnel is the only area not wheelchair accessible (accessed via stairs), there is a video in this area, showing the Tunnel for customers who can’t get down. The facilities are designed to be accessible to guests with disabilities including:
Lift access to the Governors Corridor
Disabled car park
Provision of seating at various points throughout the Gaol.
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?
Please contact us here.
How do I get to Crumlin Road Gaol?
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 Metro 12b or Metro 57 from Chichester Street.
Car - Parking is available at Crumlin Road Gaol, just take a right once on Clifton park Avenue.
Is there a Restaurant / Cafe / Gift Shop at Crumlin Road Gaol?
*Cuffs Bar and Grill is temporarily closed due to the current social distancing laws*
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
Opening times : Monday-Sunday 10.30am-5.00pm