Hear tales of murder, political imprisonment and daring escape on a guided tour of Belfast's infamous Crumlin Road Gaol.

• Tours run every hour from 10:00 to 16:00.

• No time slot bookings required, just dated tickets.

• Follow a professional guide through the prison wings.

• E-tickets are sent straight to your mobile device.


About The Crumlin Road Gaol Tour:

Dating back to 1845, Crumlin Road Gaol finally closed its doors to prisoners in 1996. After extensive renovations it re-opened as a leading tourist attraction in 2013.

During this 75-minute guided tour you will hear stories about some of the prison's most notable inmates and about the political segregation between Republican and Loyalist prisoners.

You'll also see the tunnel which connects the Gaol to Crumlin Road Courthouse, be able to sit in the governors chair, experience a condemned man's cell and witness the chilling execution room where it is said 17 men were hanged!

Visitor Highlights:

• Explore Wings A, B, C & D | • See The Prisoner Processing Building | • Underground Tunnel | • Historian Guides | • Condemned Man's Cell | • Execution Cell | • On-Site Café | • Gift Shop.

schedule Opening Hours*:

  • First Tour: 10:00.
  • Last Tour: 16:00.

hourglass_empty Tour Duration:

  • Approx. 1 Hour 15 Minutes.

place Gaol Address:

  • 53-55 Crumlin Rd, Belfast BT14 6ST.

receipt Ticket Types:

  • Adult (16-64 Years).
  • Child (4-15 Years).
  • Senior (65+ Years).

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Important Information & Usage instructions

Tickets for this attraction can either be printed out and presented at the gaol entrance, or shown electronically on a mobile device.


• Tickets for this activity are non-refundable.

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