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Discover the Old Gaol of Down

County Down Museum, The Mall, Downpatrick, County Down, BT30 6AH
Discover the Old Gaol of Down

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Discover the old Goal of Down, 1796-1830, Find out about its prisoners. Investigate 1798 and Thomas Russell. Follow the story of transportation to Australia. Explore the story with an expert guide.

Tour 1, Tour of the old Gaol of Down and Down County Museum’s gaol related collections: with tea/coffee and scone; with lunch (£3.00 extra)

Tour 2, Tour of the old Gaol of Down and Down County Museum’s gaol related collections and tour of gaol sites in Downpatrick, with lunch.

Tours are available on half day or whole day options.

Special tours for groups.

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  • Groups catered for
  • Prior Booking Required

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  • All major credit/debit cards accepted
  • Euros accepted

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