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Clink Prison Museum

1 Clink Street | Clink Prison Museum Soho Wharf, London SE1 9DG, England
+44 20 7403 0900
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Good but could be improved

Some interesting exhibits but I have been to other similar attractions which have facilitated more... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
paulpelican
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Crawley
Brilliant! (if a tad spooky)

Great visit, with lots of information available and interactive props of torture and prison life... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jasmin R
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1 Clink Street | Clink Prison Museum Soho Wharf, London SE1 9DG, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Some interesting exhibits but I have been to other similar attractions which have facilitated more interaction so that you experience the history rather than just being a spectator.

Thank paulpelican
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great visit, with lots of information available and interactive props of torture and prison life. Also containing slightly spooky mannequins and artifacts. Staff were very friendly and seemed genuinely interested in the museum. I thoroughly enjoyed an explanation of a set of items on a...More

Thank Jasmin R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very interesting museum that provides a fascinating insight into the early prison service. Lovely bubbly lady on the welcome desk who made us feel very welcome. Definitely worth a visit and just a stones throw from Borough Market. Inexpensive too!

Thank jkhd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had a few hours to kill in London and came across the Clink prison museum whilst walking alongside the River Thames. I popped in and found it to be a very interesting museum full of information boards, props and artefacts which explain the history...More

Thank rik_steiner
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you have a day off during the week when it's not so busy and you can't stand the idea of visiting the Natural History Museum for the millionth time, then this is a fantastic way to spend an afternoon! I spend a lot of...More

Thank LauraElizabeth92
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is interesting enough, but it's more of a "tourist trap" than anything else. Still, I'm happy I did it, as it was tickling my curiosity. I'd like to note that the French guide (£2!) is full of spelling mistakes and is clearly from Google...More

Thank Sophie B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Interesting information about the old prison and torture. Old implements of death and torture are good, although the models are rather ordinary.

Thank Jay1048
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant little find. Well worth a visit at this small museum that very reasonably priced. Suitable for all ages and is a very interesting insight into London's brutal past. The lady on the till when we went in was very friendly and helpful and seemed...More

Thank Worcester_Sarah
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was definately educational for me to understand the life of a criminal who was taken to this prison and how they lived, treated and tortured. Very well presented, I must admit it was a little scary going through the different chambers. I loved the...More

Thank Wajd G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came across this attraction purely by chance. A very interesting museum small but full of history and well explained. The exhibits are well displayed and explained for both adults and children. Many of them can be handled to give you a more authentic feeling....More

Thank Redcapbastard
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sandra t
Hi Do we need to buy tickets in advance. Thx.
12 March 2017|
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Response from 45miranda | Property representative |
No you do not you can purchase tickets at the box office on arrival.
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elainemroe
Visited the museum yesterday and really enjoyed it. Have tried to download my photo but the Image Me website doesn't appear to be up and running. Is this a temporary problem? Thank you.
18 February 2017|
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Response from 45miranda | Property representative |
Do not Google the website enter in the top left hand side search bar, you will then be able to enter your ID and Pin, the website is up and running with no problems.
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terryroom421
I think it takes about a week or so to go on there, I couldn't find it at first then it suddenly worked. Keep trying.
27 January 2017|
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Response from 45miranda | Property representative |
Hi if your talking about the photo it should be visable within about ten minutes of you taking your photo.
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