We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Old Guildhall Prison Cells

Guildhall Bore Street, Lichfield WS13 6LX, England
+44 1543 250011
Call
Website
Save
Review Highlights
This Place is Fascinating!

Great place to visit with your Kids or even alone. The Cells are run by Volunteers and they do a... read more

Reviewed 13 December 2017
Lichfeldian66
,
Lichfield
Interesting small museum.

Firstly where can you get a cup of tea and a slice of home made cake for two pounds. The prison... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
DTWinfield1
,
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
via mobile
Read all 49 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good44%
  • Average18%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“town crier” (3 reviews)
“food festival” (2 reviews)
LOCATION
Guildhall Bore Street, Lichfield WS13 6LX, England
CONTACT
Guildhall Bore Street, Lichfield WS13 6LX, England
+44 1543 250011
Call
Website
Write a ReviewReviews (49)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 49 reviews

Reviewed 13 December 2017

Great place to visit with your Kids or even alone. The Cells are run by Volunteers and they do a Grand Job very informative and always very polite.

Thank Lichfeldian66
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Firstly where can you get a cup of tea and a slice of home made cake for two pounds. The prison museum is small but interesting the whole of the building is architecturally fascinating. We have been to Litchfield many times and never visited the...More

1  Thank DTWinfield1
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

We called in to the guildhall and a helpful man pointed out the free access to the old prison cells. The exhibition is good with useful info on what they were like when they were in use.

1  Thank DodgetheViper
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Been to Lichfield a few times but never seen the Prison Cells before and it was free entry. Very friendly man at the door gives one a leaflet and you are free to go. there is only a few cells but lots of infoon the...More

1  Thank adyval
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Visited with Lichfield District Tourism Association. Very interesting and accessible and everything has highly informative signage. A very interesting place and a sound history lesson about Lichfield. The Guildhall itself is a beautiful and well maintained building with a rich history and a doorway through...More

1  Thank Jane P
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Called in as we were walking past, my other half doesn't have anything like this in her home country so was very interested in the cells, worth a visit if you are in the area

1  Thank Glenn W
Reviewed 29 November 2016

It was a worth visit. The history is well-explained by the staff and they offer prompts to be used. Really interesting place.

1  Thank arual1821
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Having done some research of the area, this was another of the free museums in the town I wanted to visit, it was closed - so somewhat disappointed! Set in a pleasant building in the centre of town, do check opening times if you wish...More

Thank Howlo
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Not masses to see but interesting to see what were the cells and read about what happened in the old times. Good for kids to see

1  Thank mandipullen
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Although small, crammed with historic information. Guide available on duty who is extremely well informed on Lichfield's history.

1  Thank Katebak
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 7 hotels in Lichfield
Best Western Lichfield City Centre The George Hotel
1,069 reviews
.13 km away
Premier Inn Lichfield City Centre Hotel
541 reviews
.29 km away
The Cathedral Hotel
406 reviews
.72 km away
Innkeeper's Lodge Lichfield
142 reviews
1.82 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Lal Bagh
793 reviews
.12 km away
Faro Lounge
290 reviews
.09 km away
Melbourne in Lichfield
35 reviews
.12 km away
The Angel Inn
95 reviews
.10 km away
Nearby Attractions
Lichfield Cathedral
1,500 reviews
.35 km away
Beacon Park
249 reviews
.25 km away
Garrick Theatre
185 reviews
.12 km away
Samuel Johnson Birthplace Museum
253 reviews
.09 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
lesley o
23 January 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from mandipullen | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure that it is. Old building so I'd err on no
0
Votes