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Armagh Gaol

| Gaol Square, Armagh, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9035 7527
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City Gaol

Centered in Armagh at one end of the Mall. Formerly a womens prison that unfortunately has been... read more

Reviewed May 17, 2017
Ian7H964
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Belfast, United Kingdom
Great place to visit

Amazing place to visit , the guide was great telling all the history and legends of the prison and... read more

Reviewed June 16, 2016
honey045
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wicklow ireland
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May 17, 2017
“City Gaol”
Jun 15, 2016
“Great place to visit”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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| Gaol Square, Armagh, Northern Ireland
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+44 28 9035 7527
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Reviewed 17 May 2017

Centered in Armagh at one end of the Mall. Formerly a womens prison that unfortunately has been disused for many years. Part of it is maintained and open to the public on specific days. There have been plans to develop the site to include a...More

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Reviewed 16 June 2016

Amazing place to visit , the guide was great telling all the history and legends of the prison and Armagh city we were delighted with the tour and would definitely go back and visit again , I must see really is a step back in...More

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Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

The Armagh gaol is a place where anyone can come just to get a taste of that musty smell and the feeling of hundreds of serial killers killed at the the Gaol.there are also a few surprises around the corner from my personal experience the...More

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Reviewed 18 November 2015

This was and strange look back and what prison was like for the in mates, we got a guided tour and it was very interesting.

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Reviewed 31 October 2015 via mobile

Despite being from Armagh I've never visited the Gaol. Although I no longer live in Armagh I took the opportunity today, whilst visiting family, to take a Gaol Tour. There are rumours Armagh Gaol is to be renovated into a hotel and although I'm unsure...More

1  Thank CiaraSlevin
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Reviewed 25 October 2015

Just home from the fright night at Armagh Goal, what a brilliant night, the Gaol is class, the tour guides Sharon and Jessica are so knowledgeable and the craic was mighty with a few wee surprises thrown in, if your looking a great Halloween experience...More

4  Thank Gordon R
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Reviewed 11 October 2015 via mobile

Visited twice recently,once with my own family then again with my sister's. Tour guide is very knowledgeable and does a good job in giving visitors a sense of what went on in the gaol,recounting the history of the building and conveying testimonial accounts from former...More

2  Thank 4David9
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Reviewed 30 August 2015

Had the opportunity to visit the Gaol during a heritage open day. After living in Armagh for many years i was anticipating the visit, however, i have to say i was very disappointed. It was literally a shell, with gates to prevent going down corridors...More

Thank GemsNI
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Reviewed 27 August 2015 via mobile

Visited here with my young daughter in tow. She hated the whole experience. I found the tour disappointing to be honest. The jail needs a good make over and is dangerous in places. The crumlin road jail is a much better option.

1  Thank Cathy N
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Reviewed 13 August 2015

This is a facility in limbo with sadly dilapidated physical plant and absence of toilet or washroom facilities! Unlike the great Jail visits of Kilmainham in Dublin and Crumlin Road in Belfast this is a very ordinary experience. Our guide did his best to make...More

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Ethan H
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Response from Ian7H964 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. As the Gaol is owned by the ABC Council could I suggest you ask them. Sorry I can not be of more help.
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