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All three museums are open today. The Workhouse Museum is open from 11am-4pm. Prison & Police Museum 1pm-4pm and Courthouse Museum 1pm-4pm.

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Exterior of Workhouse
Workhouse Museum & Garden

Hard times, vagrants and the poor law unions

Exterior of the Courthouse museum
Courthouse Museum

Miscreants, magistrates and transportation ...

Prison and police museum building exterior
Prison & Police Museum

Prisoners, peelers and punishment ...

A man with a bindle and a flat cap is given directions
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