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HMP Dartmoor Prison Heritage Centre

Museum
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 1-2 hours
Address: Tavistock Road, Princetown,, Yelverton, Dartmoor National Park PL20 6RR, England
Phone: 01822-322130

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  • Sasha M
    Sasha M
    Sydney, Australia
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    Insightful and informative

    We visited late in the afternoon and had 45 minutes to immerse ourselves into the displays. There is loads of information about the prison and plenty of artefacts - physical, film and written - relat...

    Reviewed on /Date(1577610241000+0800)/
  • 219jackien
    219jackien
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    Worth a visit, particularly if you want to read about ways in which convicts were punished

    First time I've visited although my partner has been before. The chap selling the tickets (£4/adult) was very welcoming, interesting and engaging. Lots of exhibits, some of which left me with a dry ...

    Reviewed on /Date(1564275776000+0800)/
  • TripMember03232016
    TripMember03232016
    London, United Kingdom
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    Great way to spend a couple of hours

    A very interesting museum to visit. Lots of history about the prison and some of its notorious inmates. Well worth staying up to two hours. However, lots of reading matter and some of it high up. The ...

    Reviewed on /Date(1563437539000+0800)/
  • N6041QHdavids
    N6041QHdavids
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    Fascinating

    If you are in princetown and its a bit damp ( 4 days with no rain is regarded as a drought) then do visit. It may sound a bit unlikely as a museum but it is really interesting. See if you can get dow...

    Reviewed on /Date(1549179425000+0800)/
  • Meme_Denise
    Meme_Denise
    Manchester
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    Closed despite open advert -reopens 9.2.19

    Visited today and this museum was closed despite the adverts online that it is open. Man on duty was rather sarcastic and argued that there was no indication that the museum was open and that he has n...

    Reviewed on /Date(1547159444000+0800)/

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