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 ...

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Opening Times:

NEW, THE PRISON AND POLICE MUSEUM IS NOW OPEN 11AM TO 4PM DAILY FOR JUNE, JULY, AUGUST AND SEPTEMBER

 

All three musuems are currently open everyday of the week.

The Workhouse Museum and Prison and Police Museum are open from 11am to 4pm daily, the Courthouse Museum is open from 1pm to 4pm.

We always welcome pre booked school, adult and youth group bookings at any time - please contact Carrie Philip or Katy O'Malley on 01765690799 or via email [email protected]  or [email protected]

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