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HMP Dartmoor Prison Heritage Centre

Open Open on Fri,Sun,1:30pm-4:00pm;Open from 9:30am-12:30am;Open on Mon-Thu,Sat,1:30pm-4:30pm
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 1-2 hours
Address: Tavistock Road, Princetown,, Yelverton, Dartmoor National Park PL20 6RR, England
Phone: 01822-322130
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    • MrDunkley
      MrDunkley
      London
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      Quick visit

      We popped in for an hour to have a look around, didn’t cost much and was really interesting, the tools confiscated by wardens really dangerous made by inmates, the staff were very friendly and gave us...

      Reviewed on /Date(1608621823000+0800)/
    • esk3208imo
      esk3208imo
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      Very emotional

      Looking through the record books to find my fathers name as he was a prison officer serving at Dartmoor in 1941.

      Reviewed on /Date(1597720207000+0800)/
    • 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)/

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