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Littledean Jail Museum

| Nr. Cinderford, Littledean GL14 3NL, England
+44 1594 826659
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Weird and not wonderful

Went with a group of 12 to do a "ghost-hunt". Whilst there is a load of memorabilia linked to the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
MrEsvee
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Ghoulish, baffling and curious.

If you're a regular museum visitor, don't expect scholarly research as much of the display is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
GoozeM00n
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible28%
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“on display” (22 reviews)
“eye opening” (4 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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| Nr. Cinderford, Littledean GL14 3NL, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went with a group of 12 to do a "ghost-hunt". Whilst there is a load of memorabilia linked to the police, jail history and black magic/occult (as there was a witch tried there), the interesting building has been crammed full of what I can only...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you're a regular museum visitor, don't expect scholarly research as much of the display is photocopies of tabloid newspapers covering murder, scandals and the kind of celebrity sensationalist smut from the Sunday Sport that a white van man would use as whacking material. The...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in while driving through the forest. I have an interest in history, and visited a few jails which have been excellent. Littledean jail, well it could be fantastic with the history of the forest and the records of the jail, showing what life would...More

2  Thank Dave s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First impressions weren't great in the first room there was a naked person dummies with bikinis prostitution and celebrities naked and taking drugs I went with my 9yr old daughter and we saw some images we won't forget for a while nothing to do with...More

Thank thwaite
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Worse place we have ever set foot in! Thought we were going to visit a jail & after having visited Lancaster prison, which was exceptional, this place was abominable. Pamphlet says to be careful of jailers. WHAT JAILERS! Only person in the place was the...More

Thank marie150952
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First of all if you go here you are well warned about the content that is inside before you even get into the site, and it is exactly what it says it is!! There are some seriously disturbing things inside, which could seriously upset a...More

1  Thank Meon303
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If I could rate this zero I would. We stopped in as a spontaneous adventure on the way to somewhere else, and in no way are we faint hearted or prude, but this ruined our day. We left feeling uncomfortable and shocked at what we...More

1  Thank Shannen W
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

I really liked this 'quirky museum'. It had a huge collection of very interesting items. Before you go in, there are about 20 signs saying do not enter if you are easily offended. So if you are and you do go in, then it's your...More

1  Thank charliechunk
Reviewed 13 May 2017

This place has everything. I've been wanting to visit for years and was not disappointed. We spent a good few hours looking at the billions of things on display. The creative way this place has been arranged blew my mind. Not at all suitable for...More

Thank Jade L
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

You will either love it or hate it. Look at the website before going rather than whinge after how offensive the memorabilia is. It does state not suitable for children, so pointless moaning that its not suitable if your research isnt done. Also states not...More

1  Thank twells32
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Vanessa K
Is there toilets? Cant find info on the website and reviews are mixed about if there is toilets or not?
7 July 2016|
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Response from crime_reporter | Property representative |
sorry for delay yes there are two toilets available
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crime_reporter
Hi, would be interested to know which item was yours !!! Best Jules , Admin
6 April 2016|
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Response from Andrew L | Reviewed this property |
Hi Jules, I sold my number 2 dress on eBay and it is hanging in a glass cabinet in the SF section of the museum. I had the eBay photos on my phone which I showed to the curator. I still have them if you want to see them to... More
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Julie J
are you open this friday
21 October 2015|
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Response from Fred C | Reviewed this property |
I would call the jail direct to be sure.
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