‘Experience’ Crumlin Road Gaol from July 3rd!

Discover over 150 years of history and follow in the footsteps of over 25,000 prisoners as you make the journey through Northern Ireland’s only remaining Victorian Era prison.

Explore the building’s colourful past and gain a unique and memorable insight into the daily lives and routines of both prisoners and prison officers over the Gaol’s existence.

Learn about the Gaol’s history including when women and children were imprisoned, the executions that were carried out, and its more recent history and learn about why the decision was taken to close the prison.

You will have access to 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, Centre Circle, C-Wing and Graveyard.

The Crumlin Road Gaol Experience is open to the public and operates between 11:00am and 3:30pm daily.

Crumlin Road Gaol Experience is a virtual self-guided tour, which includes all information you would have received on our previous daily guided tours, this will enable you to explore the prison at your own pace while observing social distancing.