Crumlin Road Gaol Experience

Discover over 150 years of history in Northern Irelands only remaining Victorian era prison.

Opened in 1846, the Gaol housed men women and children, before closing its doors in 1996.

Launched in 2019 the “Crumlin Road Gaol Experience” is a unique self-guided tour, which includes video, audio, and holograms throughout the site.

As part of your visit, you will have the opportunity to explore different areas of the Gaol including:

  • The Tunnel (Which connects Crumlin Road Gaol and Crumlin Road Court House).
  • Historic Holding Cells.
  • Gaol Circle
  • C-Wing
  • Condemned Cell
  • Hangman’s Cell
  • Graveyard
  • Sanger / Matrons House

You will gain a unique and memorable insight into the daily lives and routines of both prisoners and staff.

First Admission: 10:30am

Last Admission: 3:20pm (Sunday-Thursday), 6:20pm (Friday-Saturday)

We advise pre-booking when possible.

You can book by following this link: