Group & School Visits

Groups and School Visits

As a  five-star visitor attraction we can offer discounted rates to groups and schools for the “Crumlin Road Gaol Experience”

Launched in 2020 the Crumlin Road Gaol Experience allows customers to explore the site at their leisure, while on-site you can watch videos and listen to audio, this will help you understand the history of Belfast’s infamous prison.

After your visit why not relax and enjoy a fabulous lunch or dinner (see below for packages) in one of our private function rooms (subject to availability) or in our restaurant Cuffs Bar and Grill.

Transport packages also available.

Private Group tours can be tailored where possible to suit your needs.

If you would like to know more or make an enquiry, please complete the enquiry form below. Once we receive your request, a representative from the Group Sales Department will contact you to review and confirm your group details and process your payment. Confirmations are only provided once your payment is received and processed by the Group Sales Department.

Alternatively you can contact our Group Booking co-ordinator directly:

Bobby Blair
Group Bookings Co-ordinator
+44(0) 28 9074 1500
[email protected]

Catering Packages

Day Time Packages

Matrons High Tea | £3.50 pp
Wardens Lunch | £7.00 pp
Governors Lunch 1 Course | £9.00 pp
Governors Lunch 2 Courses | £14.00 pp

Packages only available when booking a group visit.

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Evening Packages

Governors Dinner | £12.95 pp
Add Starter | £5.00 pp
Add Dessert | £5.00 pp
Full Package | £22.95 pp

Package only available when booking a group visit.

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Primary School Packages

Governors Children’s Lunch | £5.00 pp
Kids Main & Soft Drink
Child Prisoner Lunch | £3.25 pp
Sandwich & Soft Drink
Gaol Gift Bag | £3.00 pp

Available Monday-Friday.

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Group Admission Fees

Group / TourPriceInformation
School Visits£5.00 ppSelf Guided, minimum 15 pupils
Group visits£7.00 ppSelf Guided, minimum 15 people
Guided Tour£15.00 ppMinimum 10 people, subject to availability
The Troubles Tour£27.50 pp4.5 hours, minimum 10 people, subject to availability

Booking Form

Once your request is submitted, a representative from the Group Sales Department will contact you to review and confirm your group details and process your payment. Confirmations are only provided once your payment is received and processed by the Group Sales Department.


Knowledge, Expertise & Humour

Hello Bobby. Although I did not meet you yesterday when I brought my Group from Ballyholme Presbyterian Church, I just want to thank all who were involved. Our Guide Was Tricia and she was excellent. She has a good voice and our large group of elderly folk were able to hear. She also found a wheelchair for one of our ladies. Her knowledge and expertise was obvious and her sense of humour was much appreciated. Thank you for a great visit.

Muriel Smyth
Ballyholme Presbyterian Church

Kept the Students Informed & Entertained

Hi Bobby – just wanted to thank you and your staff for a fantastic visit to the jail last Wednesday. The students really enjoyed the tour and for many it was the highlight of our 3 day visit to Belfast and Dublin. Please pass on my thanks to Eoghan our guide – just the right balance of information, humour and morbidness(!) to keep the students informed and entertained. We hope to be back in future years!

Iain Cameron
Elgin High School

A Very Rewarding Education Experience

Hi; Just a big thank you to all the staff that helped arrange and who gave their input yesterday for the St. Mary’s Leisure & Tourism visit. This was a very rewarding education experience for the pupils and it will surely help them to successfully complete their GCSE coursework. Thank you and we look forward to visiting the gaol in the future.

Mark Watson
St. Mary's Belfast

Very Accommodating to International Friends

Hello Bobby. Thank you so much for accommodating our group last week. Our tour guide Harry was excellent and very informative and very accommodating to our overseas staff from Germany and France where he supplied some leaflets in their language. Wishing you and all the staff a very happy Christmas.

Mary Keating
Tourism Ireland

Engaging & Informative

Took a group of 40 people here today. Brendan was fantastic. Delivered an engaging and informative tour. Spoke clearly and slowly at times so everybody could understand. The content was the perfect amount; dealing with some of the harsh tales whilst being funny, warm and lively at the same time. The group loved the experience. Thanks to all at the “Crum”.

Extreme Ireland


Hi Bobby, please send on our thanks and appreciation to Charlotte for the tour and to all the catering staff for the excellent service we received last Thursday at the restaurant.

Michael Murphy
British Council

Brilliant Guides

Afternoon Bobby, just wanted to say a big thank you for Saturday. The ladies from Annalong PW really enjoyed their tour of the Gaol and our two guides were brilliant!

Valerie Purdy
Annalong Presbyterian Women

A Superb Afternoon

Dear Bobby, a little note to express our thanks for a superb afternoon at the Crumlin Road Gaol on Thursday. Our guide on the tour was superb; she displayed energy and verve and answered all our queries with proficiency. Our visit concluded with tea/coffee and tray bakes. Again your staff handled the event with consummate ability. Please pass on our thanks.

Jim Hunter
North Coast Association

Definitely Recommend

I went to the Crumlin Gaol with a group of 30 students studying abroad and had a great experience. The tour guide we had, Piaras, was extraordinary! He was very informative and was very willing to answer any questions that we had for him. He was also very theatrical at some points, which kept us very engaged. I would definitely recommend this when visiting Belfast.

Stony Brook University