Public Gaol Tours
Explore over 100 years of history at Belfast’s infamous prison.
The Gaol Tour comprises of a qualified guide exploring the prison with your allocated tour group. The Tour will cover all aspects of the Gaol from the Tunnel linking the courthouse on the other side of the Crumlin Road to the Hanging Cell, the Historic Holding Cells, Governors Office, Centre Circle, C-Wing, Hospital and Graveyard.
Admission tickets can be purchased on the day but we advise pre-booking to avoid disappointment. We recommend that you arrive at least 10 to 15 minutes prior to the tour time, to enable tickets to be checked or to be purchased. The main entrance to the Gaol is via the Gate House on the Crumlin Road. Coaches and cars may enter the site via the Summer Street entrance and follow the appropriate traffic management signs.
Please note for groups of over 15 people we offer group tour discounts and packages see Group Visits for more information