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Inveraray Jail

Open today: 09:30 - 17:00
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Fantastic afternoon spent at the Jail!

The kids loved being at the jail & the Scottish history behind it. Could be doing with a few more... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Kelly C
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Wonderful Staff! Credit to the establishment, nothing was too much trouble, thank you

Fantastic and informative day out, great value for money, again the staff made this a 5 star... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Argyll and Bute, United Kingdom
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“audio guide”(53 reviews)
Step back almost two centuries and discover the stories of the real men, women and children who were tried and served their sentences in this prison. Visit the Courtroom; explore the Cells in the Old and New Prisons; try out the wooden beds and...more
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 17:00
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Church Square, Inveraray PA32 8TX, Scotland
+44 1499 302381
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All reviews court room well worth a visit audio guide crime and punishment interesting place couple of hours great place to visit value for money few hours interesting visit own pace rainy day gift shop friendly staff entrance fee prisoners courtroom
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The kids loved being at the jail & the Scottish history behind it. Could be doing with a few more interactive exhibits for the kids.

Thank Kelly C
Reviewed 2 days ago

Fantastic and informative day out, great value for money, again the staff made this a 5 star experience

Thank mrscmills2018
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Well worth a visit , prisoners today have it so easy , to read all the stories and why even children as young as 7 years of age was imprisoned , if you sneezed the wrong way you were sent to jail

Thank Marie K
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great wee family day out! My little boy loved it and thought it was very spooky! Kept us amused for a few hours!

Thank Go601412
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Invarary jail was very interesting well worth the entrance fee the staff was very helpful and very informative

Thank gezzaAfc
Reviewed 3 days ago

Took my son (9 years old) and my mum (68 years old) and both loved it The audit makes it more interesting, giving more details of what happened in the jail Plenty to see and do plus some interactive things to take part in Took...More

Thank Alison M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Spent several hours here and it was a fascinating experience. The audio pack is a must and really brought the jail to life. Staff were great and enthusiastic.

Thank geoffpenfold
Reviewed 5 days ago

Visited here last week with my daughter on a wet Monday morning. We found it an extremely interesting place to visit and the models were very lifelike along with the sound effects. There’s a lot of history about the place and people written in the...More

Thank Basingstoke7raveller
Reviewed 6 days ago

For a small place this had a lot packed in - not for the faint hearted though. Some truly gruesome stories. Staff dressed in costume were fantastic- great at adding to the whole experience. Fantastic way to spend an hour

Thank Alison L
Reviewed 6 days ago

Fortunately most of this tour is inside as it was raining a pour when we were there. You are only outside for a brief time when passing between buildings. It is very well laid out and you where a personal audio guide to hear narrative....More

Thank Katrina W
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30 July 2016|
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Response from Mary C | Reviewed this property |
Yes dogs are allowed as I saw a couple there on our visit!
John P
21 July 2016|
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Response from Mary C | Reviewed this property |
£21.90 for 2 Adults