Galleries of Justice

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Galleries of Justice
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Address: Shire Hall
High Pavemen
Nottingham
Nottinghamshire
Postcode: NG1 1HN
Age Group: All Ages
Kids Activity: Indoors
Telephone: (0)115 952 0555
Website: Click Here


Based at Nottingham’s old courthouse and gaol, there are many ways to explore the Galleries of Justice Museum, with free exhibitions, audio & performance led tours and a themed café.

Whatever you choose to do, you will be delving in to the dark and disturbing past of crime and punishment.

Opening times and costs

Christmas: We will be offering Audio tours from the 20th-23rd December, we will be closed from the 24th-26th December and the 1st-2nd January. from the 27th December you will be able to enjoy our fantastic new guided tour:

‘A Prisoner’s Tale: A ghostly encounter…..with the past!’

When are we open?

7 days a week! 

Mon-Fri, doors open 9.00-17.00. Tours run: 10.30 - 15.00

Weekends, School and bank holidays doors open 10.30 - 17.00. Tours run 11.00 – 16.00*

*January 2011 tour commence at 10.30 every hour.

What does it cost?

Facts & Felons Audio Tour (Mon-Tues)

Mondays and Tuesdays
Adult: £5.95
Child/Concession*: £4.50

Performance Tours & HM Prison Service Collection (Wed-Sun)

Adult: £8.95
Child/Concession*: £6.95
Family: £24.95 (2 adults, 2 kids or 1 adult 3 kids)

Joint tickets are now available for the Galleries of Justice Museum and the City of Caves. Prices start from £6.95

Guidebooks: £1.00

Free Exhibitions:

NEW:Robin Hood: The Legendary Outlaw Returns: FREE ENTRY!

Criminal Curiosities Exhibition: FREE ENTRY!
Temporary Exhibition areas: FREE ENTRY!
Lace Market Heritage Trail Audio Tour : FREE!