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Court Room Drama!!

We were stopping in a little place just round the corner from Shire Hall so me and my sister popped... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2018
Anna T
He didn't do it! Really, he didn't do it! It's a conspiracy I tell you.

Forget community service, send young offenders here to see this, and have them spend a couple of... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2018
Tim B
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Shire Hall Mount Folly Square | Mount Folly, Bodmin PL31 2DQ, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went there today (26/6/18) special trip from holiday cottage in camelford. Arrived for 12.00 session but notice outside said its close til the 2pm session. Wasted trip and parking for two hours. We are on a holiday schedule so had another place lined up on...More

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Courtroomexp, Manager at The Courtroom Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for leaving us a review. I appreciate your frustration and to close the Courtroom sessions is not something that we like to do. However, being a very small team and with circumstances as they were, it was not possible to do anything but...More

Reviewed 12 June 2018

We were stopping in a little place just round the corner from Shire Hall so me and my sister popped down one morning to give it a go. I really didn't know what to expect but the relatively small entry fee (£3.95 each when we...More

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Courtroomexp, Manager at The Courtroom Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much. You're right it is great value for money. Very interesting and a thought provoking experience :) Thank you for taking the time to share your comments with the TripAdvisor community.

Reviewed 3 June 2018

Forget community service, send young offenders here to see this, and have them spend a couple of hours in a court waiting cell, and then watch this!

Thank Tim B
Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

We didn't quite know what to expect, but based on TripAdvisor reviews, decided to give it a bash. There was only 2 of us sat in the mock up of the old crown court, we sat in the public gallery, with the dummy characters sat...More

1  Thank Paula L
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

Great informational place to experience what life was like. It was great to interact with the court case and see the awful conditions of the cells below. Was a little disappointed as I thought it was live actors not dummy’s but that was me being...More

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Courtroomexp, General Manager at The Courtroom Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Awww yes, wouldn't it be quite exciting if there was some real drama being acted out in front of you. I like that idea...Thank you for sharing your experience :)

Reviewed 5 May 2018

An excellent hour spent reviewing a court case from 1880's. You are the jury and sit in the old court room while the court case is played out. At the end you press a button to give your verdict. A trip down to the cells...More

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Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

Reasonably priced activity for a family. 2 teens enjoyed. Case was a genuine murder case that happened in Bodmin and was heard at these courts. Small museum opposite, making it a good way to spend a couple of hours especially if the weather isn’t great.

Thank Emma Q
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Brilliant value for money (£10.95 for a family of five). Fascinating insight into how the justice system did (or maybe didn’t) work in the past. Voice actors can be a little difficult to understand at times but everyone enjoyed it. Visiting the holding cells was...More

Thank Bryan J
Reviewed 3 April 2018

My partner and I visited The Courtroom experience over the Easter weekend and we were not disappointed. It took approximately one hour and represented good value for money. Our female guide was very friendly and we could tell that she was very enthusiastic about the...More

1  Thank garethharfoot
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

I visited with my 13 year old and 12 year old on good Friday. The fees were reasonable although I realised I could have got cheaper entry as they do student and other concession discounts. However, the cashier made an assumption on the tickets I...More

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Alun D
11 October 2016|
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Hello from now through until 31st October inclusive, the Courtroom is open Mon - Fri, first session and 11 and then hourly throughout the day with the last tour commencing at 3pm. And Saturdays 11am and hourly until the... More
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Yes of course..we love dogs here! Dogs are welcome in all areas. :0) Wendy
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